Your Personal Firewall

A firewall keeps things out. In the classroom teachers have always kept somethings out, a position unique to the teacher alone. Students and families to […]

The Gift of EdTech #blogamonth

This blog is part of the #blogamonth challenge. Join in our community of educators and give your blogging an audience, a purpose, and accept the monthly […]

Laptop Refresh 2017

The last time I made a list of the first updates to a new computer was at the end of 2011. I remembered to jot […]

Can you see TPACK in your Org Chart?

Not to brag, but educators know things. Like how to teach content. And how to turn people into teachers. We’ve known this for while. And […]

The Unasked Question

I recently heard a great story from a parent on the sidelines of a sporting event. The other parent was a trainer for a season […]

Powerful words

You make me a better educator. Words can be powerful. Sometimes, you never know where that power is going to come from. I was finishing […]

Where have I been?

I’ve been focused a lot on work lately. Usually, work isn’t quite as time consuming as it has been through the last couple of months, […]

Challenge: Chunking

I have never said, “You’ve chunked that too small” when working with teachers on creating digital content. Never. Classroom teachers spend years honing year-long themes, […]

Communication Home. Don’t Blow It.

Your goal is to partner with parents. Yes all parents, even if the reason you communicate with parents differs, you want to communicate to positively […]

How You Take Back Your Professional Learning

For the longest time your Grade/Department Chair, or your building Administration, or your school district has directed your Professional Learning. It is time to take […]

Digital Tootsie Rolls

There is wisdom in the analog classroom. In this age of what to bring with us from the analog to the digital classrooms, we are […]

In Support & Resistance of #EdTech

Can you identify the support and resistance of educational technology in your educational community? Are you sometimes in support and other times in resistance of […]

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