Tag Archives: Professional Development

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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Twenty Edcamps

Yesterday I attended my 20th edcamp! I know this is not a world record, but it still feels like a monumental accomplishment based on what I have gained from the combined experiences. To justify to other teachers why I have … Continue reading

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A New Year of Goals

This year is slightly different than previous years; I actually get to prep for a 1:1 iPad classroom instead of a BYOT environment. I thrived with BYOT, but it did leave some room for improvement with equality (self-explanatory) and consistency … Continue reading

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Edcamp vs Excuses

Here are some of the excuses that I’ve heard for why teachers do not attend edcamp and my responses to why they are making a mistake. Continue reading

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I have attended 3 years worth of EdCamps and Unconferences at 5 different venues. The memories and learning is hard to describe. But EdCamp is having 12 Days of Edcamp for people around the country to reflect and share. Follow … Continue reading

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EdCampHome inspired ParentCamp

Wow. That simple word summarizes my initial reaction and continuing respect for the organizers of #EdCampHome. I’m a huge fan of EdCamps and have attended in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Metro DC. This year I want to get a couple teachers … Continue reading

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This picture was taken at ISTE (with parents consent and with a story). I want professional development for a BYOT classroom to look like this. Purposeful and inquisitive play. The little girl was sitting in front of me during the … Continue reading

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