A previews of #worldgeochat May 23,2017 edition where we chat about Google Earth.
All too often when I see students (both current and former) out in the real world, whether it’s at a concert, running, or even food shopping they seemed surprised to find out that I do indeed…. Have a life that exists outside of education. I love music. I love watching music at concerts. I love … Continue reading More than just a teacher
At this point in the school year there are so many things that have either gone wrong or are in the process of going wrong. Classes are often disrupted by assemblies, units are disrupted by testing, and spring fever is in the air as students and teachers alike gaze out the window at the warm, blue … Continue reading It’s not all bad
Sometimes it feels like what I do is look up from the bottom of a well...and cry. I get this a lot more than you would think I would even though it’s 2017. Some of my friends have this nasty habit of thinking that because they are a VP of a corporation, that if they … Continue reading “What do you do all day?”
I've been a patient man. So…. you might have heard that I like @GoogleEarth. I've been waiting for Google to release an online version of Google Earth for some time that I could have students use to create content without having to load it on their personal computers at home, or bog down the computers … Continue reading The New Google Earth
The Boston Marathon is kinda a big deal where I’m from. Each and every year it brings runners together from around the world to tackle the mythic climb of Heartbreak Hill, down into Kenmore Square past fans who went to the early Red Sox game, and then a final push around the corner at Hereford … Continue reading How where I live shapes how I live
Pete recounts his experience leaving the profession and explains why.
It has been so long since I’ve done a written reflection on a chat. The last time I did one was almost a year ago but I’m excited to dig into this week's edition of #worldgeochat. What's so exciting is that the topic of blended/flipped learning is currently at the forefront of pedagogy as more … Continue reading How can you use blended learning with limited technology?
In #worldgeochat I’m more or less known as the guy who LOVES @GoogleEarth (It’s true… I really do love it… in fact I’m not sure there’s a word invented yet to describe how I feel about it…. But I digress). I’ve used Google Earth as a foundation for my instruction since it was introduced in … Continue reading A Google Earth Heresy