A Return From the Depths of Illness

Oprah saying that everyone gets the flu.

It’s been entirely too long since I’ve posted anything. I took a break over the holidays to enjoy time with my family, and then got a string of illnesses. It’s been three weeks, and I’m on the tail-end of the flu. My whole family got the shot, but we all got Type A anyway. I don’t remember the last time I felt this sick.

I just woke up from a nap, my husband and daughter are napping, and I’m able to sit upright, so I wanted to let you know that I’m still around. Thanks for being patient.

“I’m bad at technology”

As an Edtech, it’s my job to work with educators to help them learn to integrate technology into their classrooms and curriculum.

More often than I’d like, one of the first things a teacher or administrator will tell me when they meet me is “I’m bad at technology” or “I’m tech illiterate” or “I don’t do computers.” There’s a genuine fear of using technology, and I suspect also that they’ll be embarrassed by what they don’t know and that I’ll end up judging them.

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It’s finally here! EdTech in Ten started as a simple, 10-minute podcast for teachers, with the goal of making technology accessible to any user at any skill level. Now, I’ve added this companion website so that I can elaborate more fully on some subjects, include videos and visuals, and even cover topics not discussed on the podcast. I’m excited to see where it takes us.

The podcast feed is in the sidebar, so feel free to check it out if this is your first time here. You can also listen on your favorite podcast platforms, including Apple, Anchor, Google, and Spotify.