#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: 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 …