Category Archives: technology

Teaching about: history, language, Texas, old texts, translation

What follows is a translation and commentary that I did a few years back. What is amazing is the amount of information you can find on the internet, and if you sift through it carefully, it can reveal things to … Continue reading

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SITE Conference, Florida

I’m attending the SITE Conference in Florida — virtually. (Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.) Still, it’s good. I’ve cleared my plate this week (mostly) so that I can “be” there. I’m tweeting, blogging at, and now I’m … Continue reading

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Facilitating Synchronous Learning Online

We were asked to post our aha experiences today in our online course on facilitating synchronous learning online course! I talked about Knowing Technology, Enabling, Engaging, Mindset, and Multi-Tasking. Learning can be frustrating and hard. Students must have motivation to … Continue reading

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Microsoft versus Apple is Costing Us Too Much Time, Effort, and $

I have now learned that ActiveX, which I need for a course I’m taking beginning next Tuesday, is not compatible with anything but Internet Explorer, and I have a MAC! Why doesn’t the tech world make it easier for us … Continue reading

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Walt, where are you!?!?!?!?

There is nothing – I repeat nothing – more aggravating to me in my work life than trying to learn new technology while trying to learn content or do projects. I relish using technology when it is in the background … Continue reading

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Wading into Walt Whitman and One of His MOOCs

So now I’m wading into the MOOC. We don’t have any required work until January 29. But we have been told to get started reading the poems in the syllabus, because they “bunch up at the end.” Lots of thoughts … Continue reading

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