#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 …

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 …

#Intentional: Amplification of Voice

The summer professional development season has begun in full earnest!  I attended and presented at the #evillageNWI conference in Valparaiso this week.  I hadn't intended to participate in this particular conference as it is 4 days before the district conference where I'll be volunteering, but one of the keynote speakers caught my eye. Ken Shelton's …