ECM #24: Google Glass in the Classroom @donwettrick

Don Wettrick @donwettrick teaches an Innovations Class at Franklin Community School in Indiana where his students use innovative technologies, record a TV show and learn and share. His students are some of the first to use Google Glass in the classroom.

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There are so many concerns and questions about this new wearable technology that literally puts a camera on your face along with smartphone technology projected on the glass of the glasses. Don and I had a discussion about what Google Glass means for the classroom.

Don's episode went so well, that I also helped Don Kick off his new show on BAM Radio, InnovatEd which has been featured as a “New and Noteworthy” show on iTunes in the K12 section. I hope you'll listen to his thoughts on Google Glass in the classroom (based in reality, I might add), and also subscribe to his new show.

The more practicing classroom teachers who share about what is happening in the classroom, the better. It is time for teachers to realize that we are the media and we can share best practices better than those who sit in an office and dream them up for us — best practices that may or may not work.

Google Glass is around the corner, shape your thinking and the policies of your school now to handle this innovation with Google Glass in the Classroom: Possibilities and Challenges Ahead.

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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