Makerspace: Coffee for the Brain | Featured Podcast

I am very excited to share that I was recently invited for one of my very first podcasts ever and so honored it was with the amazing Aaron Maurer (@coffeechugbooks). His podcast, Coffee for the Brain, is slap full of awesome tips, tricks, and loads of inspiration to help support your Maker journey! Check out … Continue reading Makerspace: Coffee for the Brain | Featured Podcast

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Living my best “UNTETHERED” life with ScreenBeam

It's that time of year again where teachers become interior designers, and structural and electrical engineers as we attempt to move furniture, create the makerspace I learned about this summer, remove some desks to allow flexible seating, and then... there is the basket of cords! (insert suspenseful sound byte here) As I begin planning out … Continue reading Living my best “UNTETHERED” life with ScreenBeam

Top 10 EdTech recommendations: Why and how to integrate them this year (2018-2019)

I have been attending many summer learning opportunities and I love that many include some wonderful tools, but sometimes I am left feeling concerns such as, "Why would I integrate this into my curriculum and classroom structure?" It's not for a lack of the learning specialist explaining the critical information, it was a lack of … Continue reading Top 10 EdTech recommendations: Why and how to integrate them this year (2018-2019)

Freshen Up Your Multimedia Learning Skills!

Multimedia learning is learning from words and pictures. The vast majority of multimedia learning is done online, however with the constant advancements in tools moving more rapidly than the consumers can keep up with, its important to keep the basics of pedagogy in mind. Social cues in multimedia learning allow the learner to feel connected … Continue reading Freshen Up Your Multimedia Learning Skills!

Top 10 Tips: Being a Successful Online Teacher

There are a variety of factoring with teaching, period. Online, blended,  and face to face all have some commonalities, as well as some individualized differences.  The following interactive image highlights 10 of my top tips for being a successful Online Teacher. Top Ten Tips: Being a Successful Online Teacher //www.thinglink.com/card/1013840317155115009 Please feel free to comment … Continue reading Top 10 Tips: Being a Successful Online Teacher

Top Ten Tips: Being a Successful Online Student Infographic

As an online learner myself, one of our tasks for a USF course this week was to collaborate in a small group through a discussion forum to create a top ten tip list based on our personal experiences. Thanks to the inspiring tips of my group mates Desiree Potts and Devin Healy, I used Piktochart … Continue reading Top Ten Tips: Being a Successful Online Student Infographic