Category Archives: Changes for Future

Planning for Virtual Learning

I had started writing a blog post a month ago about intentionally writing lesson plans that easily convert to virtual substitute during flu season, since nothing is worse than having to write sub plans while feeling horrible. Obviously it feels … Continue reading

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Initial ISTE Reflection

Global Exchange       Just like last year two of my favorite days are the pre-conference offerings of HackEd and the Global Education Day. The Global Ed day reaffirmed what I already knew, students need and want to make connections … Continue reading

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Reflect and Refresh

The last day with students is the perfect time to push refresh and to start dreaming about an awesome new school year. Every year I ask my students to take a survey about our class content and delivery. Google Forms … Continue reading

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Brainstorms for Geography

Summer has a way of inspiring great ideas because there is no pressure to write lesson plans. These are some of my lesson brainstorms for teaching different parts of the geography curriculum that I do not want to forget. Absolute Location … Continue reading

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Now What? My Plan

On my final ISTE Connects blog post I outlined a post-ISTE proposal for how to make sure the learning does not stop in San Antonio. There were five steps: 5. Take five deep breaths. 4. What were your favorite four … Continue reading

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Position Wanted: Social Studies

My dream job is digital content curation; however, it would not be a good match. I am too much of a perfectionist and could not finish projects in a timely manner. If you ask me how long something took to … Continue reading

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Roaming the Halls with QR Readers

The current unit of study for my 8th grade Spanish students is directions. Being able to give and follow directions is a real life skill that they don’t have much experience with since they don’t drive yet. This activity helped … Continue reading

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