Category Archives: Inspiration

TDQ Professional Goal

So now that I have a sizable goal for this year, what is my game plan? I will harness the power of technology to efficiently provide students with a variety of TDQs at their level. This game plan includes Newsela, Google Classroom/Google Docs duo, and Flocabulary. Continue reading

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ISTE GlobalEd

Just like yesterday, these are the highlights of Global Education Day, not the detailed reflection. At the end of the day I presented a poster session. General Information about Global Education – bit.ly/ged2016agenda – #globaled16 – Global Education Project bit.ly/glabprj – … Continue reading

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Pre-ISTE Learning

These blog posts are not going to be long, thoughtful reflections. Instead they are the quick snapshots of the sessions/resources so that I can remember them later. Saturday included #HackEd16 and the Mobile Learning Mega Share, as well as casual conversations … Continue reading

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How students sold me on the joy of learning with Nearpod

I will admit that I knew about Nearpod for years (like four of them) before I had my ah-ha moment. This week provided multiple concrete examples of why I am thrilled that my district pays for my premium Nearpod account. … Continue reading

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So you want to start a new Edcamp …

There are four large areas of consideration: the team, the brand, the money, and the sponsors.
The one area I think a new edcamp needs to be the most thoughtful with is the brand. This was also my favorite to create. Continue reading

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Critical and Captivating Current Events

I will show the different ways I engage students with current events on a almost daily basis. Some of the resources presented are used on a regular basis, others are special extensions of the curriculum that includes news stories. Continue reading

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Collaborative iBook Publishing

I would love if more people shared an Edcamp story. It does not have to be long or life altering, it could just be something funny or memorable. I have so many stories I could tell, like the multiple road trips, or the mouse in the house at Edcamp Philly 2013, or the friends I seek out every edcamp I attend … PLEASE SHARE A STORY. Encourage others to attend a local edcamp. Continue reading

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