Category «EdTech»

NextGenPF Podcast Guest!

I was happy to be asked back as a guest on the NextGenPF‘s podcast a few weeks ago to discuss my love of financial literacy, technology tools, and how I use current events in the classroom. Thanks to the awesome folks at NGPF for the great things they do to support financial literacy in the classroom, …

A Lesson On Passwords

Last week, my son came home from school very upset about being accused of writing an inappropriate comment on his classroom’s blog. I received an email from his teacher describing the same scenario that my son described. After a few back-and-forth emails with his teacher, I was able to prove to her that he didn’t …

My 3D workstation is complete!

  For the past 2 years, I wasn’t really sure of where to keep my classroom’s 3D printer. It lived on a cart in a closet and got wheeled in and out of my classroom when I needed it. Unfortunately, sometimes that meant “out of sight, out of mind.” I’d go a couple of weeks without …

Our Visit With Lollita (AKA 3D Stanley)

I’m sure that many of you have participated in a Flat Stanley project in some capacity over the years. Well, Flat Stanley has grown up! Thanks to the introduction of 3D printers in classrooms, Flat Stanley may just be a thing of the past. As a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator, I am connected to teachers around the country through …

Bouncing Between Two Sites

While I intended to morph mrsprester.com into more of a blog this summer, I wasn’t exactly sure what my plan would be. At the same time, I took on the role of Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Business Educators Association (MBEA). Their website also needed an overhaul, so . . . why …

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