NETA 2019 Reflections

NETA 2019 Reflections

2019 NETA Reflections This year, 35 Westside teachers and administrators joined over 2,000 others at the 2019 NETA conference. This year also marks my last…

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The Dual Mandate of Technology

The Dual Mandate of Technology

By Matt Lee, Ph.D. and Paul Lindgren, Ph.D. Note: This article first appeared in the November issue of the NETA Newsletter. Stay with me here……

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A Cautionary Tale of the Woolly Mammoth

A Cautionary Tale of the Woolly Mammoth

Note: This article first appeared in the September issue fo the NETA newsletter. During the last great ice age, woolly mammoths roamed the earth. These giant…

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Top Tips from the Great Plains Google Summit 2018

Top Tips from the Great Plains Google Summit 2018

    On July 12 and 13, Westside staff had the opportunity to attend the Great Plains Google Summit in Lincoln, Nebraska. These teachers were…

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What Were They Thinking?

What Were They Thinking?

By Paul Lindgren and Matt Lee When Marty McFly first shows up on the 1950’s Doc Brown’s doorstep in the 1985 classic Back to the…

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The Power of Story

The Power of Story

“Let me tell you a story.” I LOVE those words. Don’t you? From childhood tales around a campfire, to friends sharing a recent weekend event,…

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High-End VR Units Offer Unique, Immersive Opportunities With Some Drawbacks

High-End VR Units Offer Unique, Immersive Opportunities With Some Drawbacks

One of the aspects of being a teacher in District 66 that I love is the challenge of using cutting-edge technology to help students live…

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