#Intentional: Making PD Personal

https://www.edsurge.com/research/guides/how-teachers-are-learning-professional-development-remix

I read the book, Hidden Figures this winter.  Amazing story about amazing women doing amazing things.  So amazing! (ok, I"ll stop now)  One thread that kept showing up in this story has inspired me.  Each of the women profiled (there were several more than highlighted in the movie version of the story), worked hard to …

#Intentional: Education is NOT a Competition

It´s testing season.  Those who follow this blog with any amount of regularity (its ok, I don´t follow it with any real regularity either) know, I HATE testing season.  All focus regarding LEARNING is out the door and the universe as we know it becomes this ¨prepare them¨ center of zombie-like insanity. Case #1:  My …

#Intentional: School is Boring.

At the invitation of a brilliant student that attends my school, I attended a very interesting gathering last week.  Technori is a group of technology entrepreneurs in the Chicago area who network monthly by having a mini "elevator pitch" for up and comers in the business.  This particular meeting was a homage to Black History …