New Year: 2020 part TWO?

Remote Learning. Pandemic. Covid. SARS-Cov-19. Social Distancing. Masks. Quarantine. Isolation. Work-from-Home. Black Lives Matter. These terms are not isolated to the year 2020, and except for Covid and SARS-Cov-19, are not new. The issue of public safety sadly took a back seat in an election year with a grossly under-prepared national leadership and woefully underfunded… Continue reading New Year: 2020 part TWO?

Playing Around: Geeking Out

Round about October-November our son, Matthew, was discussing the “Raspberry Pi” computer he was using (an adjunct to his other devices). I asked if he was interested in getting the magazine and as a bonus (surprise!) it included a “free” basic raspberry pi device for me. It arrived last week. Tonight, Tom is helping me… Continue reading Playing Around: Geeking Out

Asynchronous Instruction: The New Normal?

Remote learning. Distance education. Home schooling. These ideas came as a real shock to most families (and teachers!) in the spring of 2020. Districts and schools were woefully unprepared to support students who needed to work from home in terms of planning for supplies as well as how to deliver instruction remotely. Students without internet… Continue reading Asynchronous Instruction: The New Normal?