Category Archives: Technology

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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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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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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Twitter Turning Point

There was a single moment when I realized that Twitter was no longer the greatest thing to happen in my personal professional growth: I was sitting in the Newbie Lounge at ISTE in 2013. I was not a newbie, but … Continue reading

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Five Themes

The Five Themes of Geography is the first introduction to Geography that the students have. I wanted it to be memorable. I also want to make intentional connections back to it through each unit of the year, so it is … Continue reading

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