Digital Wanderers

Thursday was “Take your Child to Work” day.  At one point during the day, I sat in a meeting with our school counselor and her adorable son.  He honored me by letting me sit next to him as he slipped on his “Beats” headphones and pulled out his Ipod.  The other teacher sitting at the…

PBL + Technology = Student Centered Engagement!

So, the “Major Project” is completed.  Students are currently doing the very last activity-writing a reflection blog  post about what they learned – and I’ve read some very interesting thoughts on the matter.  I gave them a list of questions as a guide as they write and the very last question was, “how can Mrs….

My #ETMOOC Experience: a reflection on reflecting

When I found this particular MOOC and considered joining it (knowing I was starting grad school and was about to begin the BIG class project about midway through it) I looked at it as an opportunity to connect what I was learning in grad school (I’m working on a Masters in Educational Technology) to what…

In the Home Stretch…Welcome Spring!

Today is the last day of my annual spring break.  It started anxiously, as I was scheduled for jury duty at my local courthouse.  That, happily, fell through, so I spent the week pretending I wasn’t a teacher.  Not as easy as that sounds, trust me. When Spring comes hovering over the horizon in this…

Digital Citizenship: Putting Yourself Out There… Respectfully

In addition to this lovely professional reflection blog, I have a personal blog and a classroom blog.  I actually haven’t time for any of them, but because all the noise in my head needs to be sorted and put somewhere, one of the three places works for me. I’ve discovered, depending on which blog I’m…