Greg O'Connor

Greg O'Connor

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Lismore, Australia  ·  Exploring the possibilities that exist for ALL students through the use of technology, wherever and however teaching and learning takes place
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The shame felt by people who struggle to read and write

The shame felt by people who struggle to read and write

Why aren't we reading more? Not true? http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2018/4/11/why-arent-we-reading-more.html

Why aren't we reading more? Not true? http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2018/4/11/why-arent-we-reading-more.html

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

No laptops in the lecture hall. How about this instead: No lecture hall.

You can easily boost your GPA, and you know it. Make learning a part of your everyday life and you shouldn’t ever need to pull an all-nighter.

Technology will never replace teachers, but a teacher who cannot teach with technology will be replaced by another one who can

Technology will never replace teachers, but a teacher who cannot teach with technology will be replaced by another one who can

Microsoft has introduced new updates to improve accessibility and inclusivity across a range of education tools.

Microsoft has introduced new updates to improve accessibility and inclusivity across a range of education tools.

Pencil Versus Keyboard: What Do We Know About Learning How to Write?

Pencil Versus Keyboard: What Do We Know About Learning How to Write? - EdSurge News

How NOT to Assess Student Writing

In my school, every teacher assesses writing. Even in the tech lab, which is my purview, I provide mini-how-to-write lessons before tech projects that include writing.

The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Age Zero to Eight 2017

The 2017 Census builds on previous studies from 2011 and 2013 to reveal how media use among babies and young children has evolved over time.

Molly Shannon, OTR shares a general Keyboarding Standards By Grade from MissJaimeOT, a great visual of expectations of keyboarding.

From Miss JAIME: Great information and keyboarding standards per grade level included. “Keyboarding Skills – Ages and Stages of Learning to Type”

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media - EdSurge News