Robert Schuetz

1,376 Added | 19 Magazines | 97 Likes | 48 Following | 1,165 Followers | @rtschuetz | NBCT and Technology Coordinator - living a life of learning with family and friends. 

What's Your Mission?

Schools and the Changing Nature of Work

<b>"What do you want to be when you grow up?"</b> <br>Who among us wasn't asked this question during our formative years? How many of us, even after many years, …

Education

What is the Secret Sauce of School Change?

Two More Cs Please

We are nearly twenty percent into the 21st century, and unless you've been trapped under an enormous rock, you've likely come across information …

Education

Change.School; Because Who Wants to Struggle Alone? (3.0)

Change, as I have learned, can be a struggle. I've written previously about my fifty years of learning and teaching in schools, thinking this bought …

Teaching

Tech Rationing 2017; What's in the Bag?

Last week, Aaron Davis asked, "what are your ed-tech survival rations?" What are those items that would cause you to turn the car around and head …

Education Technology

The Subtle Beauty of Early Morning Learning Walks

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how wearable technology was changing my behavior for the better. After a month of walking at least 8000 steps per day, …

Checking In

Four Reasons Why a Library Makerspace Makes Perfect Sense

<b>"Making in the library is about offering students opportunities to move from simply being users and consumers to being creators, by providing them</b> …

Makerspaces

Nocking the Arrow

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students Better

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The Emotional Weight of Being Graded, for Better or Worse

As most parents know, kids respond emotionally to the grades they receive — and well beyond the jubilation that goes with an A+ or the despair that …

Teaching

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

<i>100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Learning

Technology isn’t human(e)

Why do we build our institutions on the principle that technology in-of-itself does useful or interesting things? I suspect it’s because culturally …

Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning

Digital Portfolios are so much more than a digital versions of a paper portfolio, a folder sent home at the end of the week, semester or year or an …

Teaching

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

Social Media Marketing

Amplify Reflection

Reflection is an important component of the learning process. It can NOT be seen as an add-on, something to be cut if time is running short. We have …

Pedagogy

Top 10 Innovation & Collaboration Thoughts

A buzzword is a word, that is frequently used and fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context. Currently, innovation seems to be such …

Innovation

Evaluating Websites as Information Sources

Studies suggest that many U.S. students are too trusting of information found on the internet and rarely evaluate the credibility of a website’s …

7 Important Questions Before Implementing Digital Portfolios

Image from Bill Ferriter (@plugusin)Digital portfolios are something that are really starting to take off in schools. There are different software …

Education

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

There are still many disagreements about how to improve the education system so that children graduate with the skills and dispositions they will …

Education

How to easily record video of your classes online (step-by-step)

Do water: a different kind of ‘listicle’

Without really thinking much about it, I’ve been “doing water” a lot lately.<p>Shared photos, old and new, have been of water … near water … in water. …

How to Create Screencasts that Don't Suck

Just about anyone can record a video of their screen and upload it to YouTube. But creating a compelling, high-quality screencast that people will …

Twitter Research

Is Twitter just all about self-promotion? Academic research from Rutgers University examined the characteristics of social activity and patterns of …

Academia

Digital Portfolios: Blogs VS. Seesaw

In my recent visit to Melbourne, Australia , I had the opportunity to chat with Edna Sackson (Teaching and Learning Coordinator) and Linda Wollan …

Education

What professional learning, or just learning, looks like…

<i>Speedchange.at.medium</i><p>For the fifth straight year we’ve offered a week long summer CoderDojo experience to our students. This year around 700 kids …

How Can Schools Prioritize For The Best Ways Kids Learn?

The education world is full of incremental change — the slow process of individuals learning about new strategies and approaches, trying them out, …

Teaching

How To Share YOU: Résumés, Splash Pages, and More

One of the tragic elements of high school is that we spend four years pushing students to work hard on their grades, to improve their transcripts, …

Résumés

Comment on Student Blogs: Learning to Write in Digital Spaces by Beyond Pockets of Excellence in Blogging With Students – edJEWcon

[…] blog posts as a digital space to collect typed up homework assignments (Instead of a new writing genre, capable of multi-layers, higher order …

5 Opportunities to Amplify Your Writing

Writing has changed throughout history. Technology of the times has had an impact HOW, WHAT, and for WHOM we write. Nichole Pinkard affirms in a …

Writing