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June 19, 2020

It has been nearly a year and a half since we posted our last blog. It is time to revitalize with a major announcement! Edjro has been operating in a sort of informal 'stealth mode' as we are currently developing some game changing technologies for the learning environment. These technologies will b...

January 23, 2019

I work with a lot of different teachers across grade levels and the first question I love to ask when planning a lesson with another educator is, how will your students be engaged in the learning? So often we are consumed with the “what” and making sure students are getting all of the information th...

August 6, 2018

As a professional in cyber security it is probably long overdue that I write this blog. There is a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation circulating with regard to cyber security in schools and school districts. That being said, I wanted to outline a few recommendations for reasonable actions s...

June 23, 2018

Over the past couple of months I have been interacting with many teachers who are asking about makerspaces. Educators, administrators, students, and parents are hearing the terms ‘makerspace’ and ‘makers’ more and more and wondering exactly what that means as well as how it impacts the learning envi...

March 18, 2018

Privacy in edtech is absolutely critical to protecting our children’s identities and earning the trust and endorsement of edtech from parents. As a professional working in cyber security, I never think it is too early in the development process to consider security and privacy of edtech tools. I bel...

February 10, 2018

2018 is off to a quick start and the first month has already passed. Jason and I spent some time in January catching up on the state of edtech around the nation and found some disheartening results. We know studies and stories alone do not tell the entire truth but we wanted to take the time to high...

January 24, 2018

Rosanna and I have officially moved back to our home city of Indianapolis! We are from the Indy area originally so the move was geared toward getting closer to home and family. We both loved our time in Maryland, DC, Baltimore, Annapolis and loved all our adventures up and down the east coast. It is...

December 24, 2017

Do you struggle with the same students participating in every lesson? Do you want students to have an outlet for sharing ideas and collaborating? Padlet is a great tool to create a “wall” where students are able to respond to topics, prompts, and/or questions. The site allows for total class partici...

November 10, 2017

At this point, everyone has heard Amazon is planning a $5 billion HQ2 and over 200 cities and regions submitted proposals to try and lure Amazon. Proposals range in scope and complexity and include massive tax incentives, renderings of future buildings, videos advocating for various cities and visio...

October 25, 2017

Flipgrid is definitely one of my new web tool obsessions for the classroom! It is so engaging for ALL students and you can create a free account. So what exactly is Flipgrid? How can you use it in your classroom? Let me share some info about my new edtech love!

What is Flipgrid?

Flipgrid is a platform...

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