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Cover Letter for Master’s Degree in CIT

Welcome to luke-callahan.com, which includes portfolio and field experience examples for my Master’s of Education degree with a concentration in Curriculum and Instructional Technology at Framingham State University. Aside from a few personal posts, the website itself is a reflection of my professional growth I have experienced while enrolled in the program and stands as a showcase of my understanding and efforts in educational technology.

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Opening Day, Technology State of the Union 2015

Below is a transcript for a recent talk I gave before the first day of school. There were some great speakers beforehand and it is truly awesome to be apart of a team this dedicated (and funny) to giving high quality presentations. Still much to learn…  Read more…

Commentary on Why Blogging Is Key to the Future of Higher Ed

I do a great deal of reading…online. The “screen” on a laptop, tablet or smartphone, is the new location our students must become proficient reading on. Paper-based testing is on the way out and computer based testing is stumbling in. If for nothing more than supporting this new testing platform, students must become comfortable reading on a screen. However, there is more involved…

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Groton-Dunstable: End of Year Town Report

The past year has been an active and exciting time for our technology department. With a generous warrant from both the towns of Groton and Dunstable, technology integration has significantly increased in all of our schools. The warrant has allowed for an increasing student to device ratio of roughly 2:1.

With the influx of educational technology equipment and strengthening of network infrastructure provided by the warrant, improvements can be seen in the day-to-day technology integration by both staff and students. Read more…

GDRSD Digital Portfolios Are Here!

With excitement (and a few nerves), the digital portfolios are ready to go at my school district! A great deal of thought and energy has gone into the design and creation of a WordPress digital portfolio template, which will be available to every student, K-12.

In addition to looking very polished and professional, the digital portfolio system will offer each student the ability to create, reflect and be active in their learning. Read more…