#Intentional: What Does a Graduate Look Like?

I sat in on a very interesting learning session at the ICE2017 conference this past week.  The title of the session was "The Intersection of Instructional Design and Technology".  So, when the question above was asked.  I was confused.  After all, we were here to learn all about the joys of ID (my new favorite …

#Intentional: Reading, Writing… Boys.

The topic of 3rd grade boys, failing school and ending up in the prison pipeline came up the other day.  There is all sorts of literature on the topic with side commentary on how the prison system is set up based on the test scores of 3rd grade black and hispanic boys. I find this …

#Intentional: PLNs, Hostile Takeovers and Small Challenges

So, to recap, I quit my job on September 15th. A week ago. Ten thousand twenty minutes ago. Six hundred one thousand two hundred seconds ago. It has been the best week ever. The clarity I've had this week has been amazing. Who knew I could finish studying for the GCE Level 2 exam in …

#Intentional: Teaching, Training, Trolling Toxic Education

So, I quit.  Friday was my last day.  I spent the beginning of the weekend giggling at the idea of NOT having to pick out an outfit to wear to work on Monday because... I don't work for anyone anymore. Wait. I work for me now.  With that in mind, I spent the backend of …

#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 …