Archive for September, 2014

Schools of the Future

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

I just saw this awesome video visually displaying the possibilities available with technology in [future] schools to support teaching and learning. Check it out…

Technology in Education: A Future Classroom by Daniel Nemroff

Unfortunately, I can not embed video with our version of WordPress 🙁

Congrats to Bill Van Loo & Jessica P’Simer!

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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Over the summer, Bill Van Loo accepted a new position as the Technology & Engineering teacher for Ann Arbor Public Schools new STEAM program at Northside. According to Bill, “It’s been an amazing summer and school year so far.” Bill had been the Technology Coordinator and Tech Teacher at Honey Creek Community School in Ann Arbor.

As Bill transitioned out, Jessica P’Simer took over as Technology Coordinator and Tech Teacher at Honey Creek Community School.

We are so proud of both Bill and Jessica! Way to go!

Job Announcements

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Society for College and University Planning: Part-time temporary job to those in the College of Education (or alumni) with an interest in instructional design. The Society for College and University Planning (our main office is in Ann Arbor), is very eager to find someone for this position right away.

Here is a link to the advertisement:

To apply or seek additional information, please submit your resume, letter of interest, and examples of previous work to Helen Giordani at

Saline Area Schools

Position Title: Before & After School Care- Caregiver for School Age Childcare Center, Grades: K-5

Schedule: Monday – Friday; Hours: 6:30 AM – 8:45 AM, 3:15 PM – 6 PM (this is a split shift), approx 25 hours/week

Start Date: As soon as possible; Location: An elementary school within the Saline Area School district; Pay Rate: $9.63/hour

Essential Duties: Report to work at scheduled time in order to assist in setting up the child care program, assist children with homework, supervise children to ensure a safe, secure and comfortable environment, play board games, organize and play gym games and playground games with groups of children, maintain positive interactions with parents/families, children and co-workers. Our programs are licensed by the State of Michigan.

Requirements: Experience working with school age children. Prior to the start of employment, the employee must have favorable fingerprint results, favorable TB Test, Medical Clearance, Child Abuse and Neglect Clearance.

If you have questions, call Jean Barnard, Program Specialist @ 734-401-4529.

Application Process: Email your resume to