Social Media: An Ethical Stand

Businesses and companies have long taken ethical or moral stands. Sometimes it is because of the culture of the company, changes in society, a sense of giving back, or it’s better for the bottom line. Whatever the reason, it’s happen before. Patagonia gave it’s workers Election Day off (link). Apple is making a stance on… Read more Social Media: An Ethical Stand

Table of Contents

This post is part of an ongoing series of post related to the process of writing a book about educational technology. Learn more about the book here. I’ve collected notes, conducted research, and began writing this book (CYOD), and now have a good idea about what the structure will be. I talked before about the… Read more Table of Contents

Adding Context to Reminders

I wear headphones constantly, usually listening to an audiobook, podcast, or random playlist. While listening, I will usually remember something I needed to do, or get an idea to research further. Not wanting to or unable (driving) to interrupt what I am listing to, I need to make a quick note so I don’t completely… Read more Adding Context to Reminders

Quotes On Education

This post is part of an ongoing series of post related to the process of writing a book about educational technology. Learn more about the book here. During the process of writing this book, I have come across a number of quotes about education. I plan to have a quote at the start of each… Read more Quotes On Education

First Contribution

This post is part of an ongoing series of post related to the process of writing a book about educational technology. Learn more about the book here. This project has received its first financial contribution. The contribution was made anonymously through the Buy me a coffee link. Thank you to whoever the anonymous contributor was. It’s certainly… Read more First Contribution

Writing Style

This post is part of an ongoing series of post related to the process of writing a book about educational technology. Learn more about the book here. What will the writing style be? After writing down all the random notes, ideas, and research I had for this book, I needed to find a way to… Read more Writing Style

School Committee CYOD Introduction

This post is part of an ongoing series of post related to the process of writing a book about educational technology. Learn more about the book here. Receltny I spoke before the Maynard, MA School Committee to introduct the CYOD program. The program will be starting as a pilot for the incoming 5th grade class.… Read more School Committee CYOD Introduction

Writing A Book

I am writing a book, and I am documenting the process of writing the book. I didn’t originally plan to write a book. I have never written a book before or consider myself a writer). But as I collected notes, wrote down ideas, and tried to figure out what I could do with this information,… Read more Writing A Book

Microsoft Acquires GitHub

Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub has caused a large reaction from the developer community. Some think it’s terrible, some think it’s good. My opinion is, it doesn’t matter.  The main complaint from developers, mostly from the open source community, is Microsoft’s troubled past with Linux and open source projects (putting it nicely). Microsoft has openly attacked… Read more Microsoft Acquires GitHub