How do you get the most out of social media without letting things get lost in the shuffle? Why is curation such a needed skill in today’s society? What are some quick and easy ways to bring curation into each class regardless of content? How can educators take more control of their own PD?Being an … Continue reading Wakelet: A Curation Tool for Every Classroom and Professional
I'm about to begin my 5th year as a Technology Integration Coach. At the end of this year I will have been a coach as long as I was a classroom teacher. That's a weird thought. When I was a classroom teacher it was very easy to understand my identity as an educator. I was … Continue reading Tech Coach or IT Liaison? Yes and yes
Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Pexels.com When I was in college working though my teacher ed program, there was one class where we were asked to take a personality assessment by an instructor. At the time I thought it was a waste. That we would spend too much time talking about our feelings and what … Continue reading The Power of Personality
Come this Sunday, I'll be walking out as Champion! I have a bit of a confession to make: I'm a professional wrestling fan. (GASP!) I know, there aren't too many grown men that would admit that to a bunch of professional educators. But it all started when I was in 5th grade, faded out by … Continue reading Teach Like a Wrestler
Learn how you can bring PD to the palm of your hand by establishing your own Personal Learning Network by finding People to Learn from Now.
If you have never attended an education conference you are truly missing out on such an amazing experience! To be surrounded by other educators, all eager to learn new things, to expand your Professional Learning Network (PLN), to come back to your classroom with fresh ideas and swag (gotta get your hands on swag right). … Continue reading Free, that’s right, FREE Summer PD!
If you find Twitter to be overwhelming in terms of gathering resources that you find for later use, there are plenty of tools out there to help you stay organized. The latest tool that I found is Wakelet. It allows you to curate all of your favorite tweets, blog posts, podcasts, websites, etc. into visually … Continue reading Using Wakelet for content curation
How does homework prepare our students for such an uncertain future?
"Keep it simple stupid." That's what I just told myself...