The #edcampgift That Keeps Giving

As a planner of an event you tend to be engaged and acquiring learning in a very different way than if you’re a participant. It’s an honor to be part of such an amazing collaboration to se...

I was going through my inbox today trying to unbury myself from about 150 unread emails and the tasks associated with them, and I came across this email from a former student. I don’t often feel...

The Pencil Metaphor

+Ben Wilkoff and +Catherine Beck recently spurred some good conversations on G+ by posting The Pencil Metaphor, and as I started to reply to the thread I realized my thoughts ...

2013 – My Year in Songs

For a couple weeks I’ve been trying to decide how best to reflect on 2013 and I keep coming back to the songs that got me through the year. Music is always a huge part of my day. During my hour-...

2013 in Review – Google+ Style

When I started to see people posting their Auto Awesome 2013 in Review videos I was intrigued. Would I receive one at all? Would the limited # of photos chosen for the video paint an accurate picture ...

Headphone Organization

We original purchased cheap over the ear headphones for the kids this year, but the organization of them was a nightmare and caused them to get tangled and break easily after just a couple uses. A fri...

Student Led PD for Teachers

Last week my teammate and I worked with our 4th grade students to create a teaser video for a district PD we have been asked to co-present on Chromebooks and Google Apps in the classroom. My teammate ...

Renewed Commitments to Reflection

Since last spring many amazing things have been happening for me as a teacher, a professional, and as someone who loves to learn and share that learning with others. I’ve been trying to organize...