Blog

For ideas and resources related specifically to the Google Suite for Education, Edmodo, or Hapara, please visit those sections of my website. While I might reference those tools here, this space is intended for deep thoughts and reflections.

Changing the Rules of the Game
by Randy Fairfield, 1/4/18 … Middle school and high school was just a game to be won for me, with
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Balancing Pedagogy and Andragogy
by Randy Fairfield, 12/11/17 … Nobody wants to be told what to do. I don’t, you don’t, and—guess what—your students
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Teaching Entrepreneurship with AwesomeTable
by Randy Fairfield, 12/1/17 … The ability to find and solve problems both feeds and is driven by an entrepreneurial
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The Greatest Scandal of Teaching
by Randy Fairfield, 11/9/17 … I’ve heard many people say that the most important thing they learned from college was
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Reflection on Google Classroom Promo Video
by Randy Fairfield, 5/19/17 … For every three likes this Google Classroom promo video has, it also has one dislike.
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Reflections After EdTechTeam Roseville Summit Featuring Google for Education
by Randy Fairfield, 1/18/17 … This past three-day weekend was one of the best weekends of my life! I had
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Start with the Why: Here’s Why Technology Integration in Education Matters
by Randy Fairfield, 11/25/16 … One of my favorite TED Talks is Simon Sinek’s, “Start with Why”. I was introduced
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Journey to Google for Education Certified Trainer: My Q&A with Google
by Randy Fairfield, 11/8/16 … What is your name? Randy Fairfield Are you currently a Google for Education Certified Trainer?
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Technology Initiatives: The Importance of Backwards Planning for Student-Centered Outcomes
by Randy Fairfield, 9/29/16 … As technology continues to flood into classrooms at a rapid pace, one of the essential questions
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The Key to Effective Tech Integration in Education: TPACK, SAMR, a Growth Mindset, & Self-Reflection
by Randy Fairfield, 5/25/16 … In this video, MisterEdTech gives his take on the TPACK Framework and SAMR Model and
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