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Registration for Spring 2019 classes

Registration for Spring 2019 classes started on October 29th at 8:00 am MT.  Try to register as close to that date as possible. Classes fill up fast! IMPORTANT PORTFOLIO STUDENTS You need a permission number to register for portfolio – visit this page … (Read More) Registration for Spring 2019 classes

Learning: It’s All About the Connections

By Jackie Gerstein I’ve written about connections before in It’s All About Connection. Today, though, I was thinking about all of the connections important for learning. Connection has a lot of meanings and connotations: Here are some of the connections I thought … (Read More) Learning: It’s All About the Connections

College eSports – What you need to know

By Brett and Chris, EdTech faculty write a handbook for peers interested in starting competitive gaming on campus. EdTech Department Chair Brett Shelton and Associate Professor Chris Haskell are releasing a new book called College Esports: What you need to … (Read More) College eSports – What you need to know

Opinion: Essential indicators for success in online schools

By Kerry RiceIt has been only 20 years since the Internet became widely used. In that time, K-12 online schools have emerged across the U.S. giving families additional school options to consider—especially in states like Michigan, Florida, Idaho and Georgia, … (Read More) Opinion: Essential indicators for success in online schools

Need Assistance or Advice ? We’re here to help

By Kellie Branson, Academic Advisor. EdTech advisors provide on-going advising from enrollment to graduation.  Our advisors are available to meet with all prospective and currently enrolled students by phone, email or video chat. We offer the following: Pre-admissions advising, program … (Read More) Need Assistance or Advice ? We’re here to help

Taking a Stitch With Teaching

By Dr. Candace McGregor I love quilting! I spend hundreds of hours dreaming, planning, shopping, designing, measuring, calculating, cutting, and connecting. I look at what others do, follow the experts, seek advice, follow my gut, try, fail and try again. … (Read More) Taking a Stitch With Teaching

Tweeting the night away: Using Twitter to enhance social presence

By Patrick Lowenthal and Joni DunlapTo be truly effective, online learning must facilitate the social process of learning. This involves providing space and opportunities for students and faculty to engage in social activities. Although learning management systems offer several tools … (Read More) Tweeting the night away: Using Twitter to enhance social presence

Are you Curious about the EDTECH 513 Multimedia course?

By: Diane Hall, Ed.D. Have you been curious about the EDTECH 513 Multimedia course? Is it for you? I highly recommend it, not just because I have taught it many semesters, but because it is a course that I wish … (Read More) Are you Curious about the EDTECH 513 Multimedia course?

The Most Incredibly Fun Course You Will Ever Take- EdTech 502

BY LORA EVANOUSKI As an instructor, I often get questions about what exactly is EdTech 502. I immediately reply, “The most incredibly fun course you will ever take!”  You will locate, retrieve, and evaluate information found on the Internet as … (Read More) The Most Incredibly Fun Course You Will Ever Take- EdTech 502

Elementary Social Entrepreneurship: A Perfect STEAM Lesson

BY JACKIE GERSTEIN I am completing a social entrepreneurship unit with my gifted students, grades 2nd through 5th. It was one of my favorite units . . . ever, and from their reactions, I believe it was one of theirs, … (Read More) Elementary Social Entrepreneurship: A Perfect STEAM Lesson