Category Archives: LessonsLearned

Professional Reflections in Teaching

Responsibility of Learning

The first test of the school year did not go as smoothly as anticipated. The test answers were not completely wrong, they were often just missing the details to make them fully correct. Even though every class practice involved providing … 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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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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Edmodo Backup Plan

I love Edmodo. Days when it is not working (like today) I realize how crucial having a centralized course management system is to my class running smoothly. Between the first Edmodo fail and the end of the day I found … Continue reading

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Textbook Creation Simplified

So for all of you who secretly thought I was crazy for creating the Spanish Techbook or wanted to know how to create your own digital textbook, I highly recommend the blog post Aggregate, Curate, and Create your own Textbook. Continue reading

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Technology Goals

As much as it pains me to think – the start of the new school year will be here soon. There were some technology usage that went outstanding last year and there were some failures. Because of both the success … Continue reading

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Chats

I really enjoyed using the back channel chat during our LTMS600 graduate class. It was something exciting and new. Because we were chatting, it felt like I was getting away with something I wasn’t supposed to do. I know some … Continue reading

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