#Intentional: Why?

This past week, as part of the preparations to begin another school year, the middle school team I now belong to sat down with our leader and became as one.  Nothing new about that.  Teams of teachers around the world have the "pregame pep talk".  During her talk, she spoke of something that, at the …

Scholastic Karma

The school year starts for me August 7th with a week of PD and room decoration and planning. I'm at a new school, reading to do what I do with much passion: teach.  As I left my old school, I was in a minor panic about who would replace me and if he or she …

#Intentional: Must Have Apps: Lesson Planning and Assessment

As the new school year looms in the visible future, it's time to start thinking about what tech tools I'll be using this year.  New school, new way of doing things, but some things, for me never change. Most experts in edtech suggest having a tool box with 8 apps in it that you use …

Tech Review: Seesaw

I haven't done a tech review in a minute! The "try something new each semester" rule is kicking though, so here we go! So, in my summer PD adventure, I DIDN'T attend a session on a very interesting app called Seesaw. It wasn't intentional; I was busy facilitating my session: Creating Formative Assessments Using Google …

#NotAtISTE2017?? Not a Problem

Sue Waters has "attended" ISTE  for the past 3 years - VIRTUALLY.  In this article, she shares her tips on how to be "in the thick of it" even if you're in... Australia (like she is). So, pack your computer, phone or tablet! Let's go to #ISTE2017!  Oh, and you can follow the Twitter feed …