I was a classroom teacher for twelve years before I became a technology integration specialist. I love my job because I can help teachers and students feel empowered as I model for them and guide them as they use technology.
With your interest in Education Technology ideas, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service. Here’s a public class recording you might find of interest.