Living my best “UNTETHERED” life with ScreenBeam

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

What can I do to help you?

What can I do to help you?

  Twitter poll results are in! You have spoken and now I get to work. Edtech Evangelist, Education Consultant, Classroom Teacher I love the field of education and the opportunity that educators have to influence the future. My goal is to empower educators by working with various Edtech companies, teacher leaders, and movers & shakers [...]

LMS Review: Slack

While obtaining my Master's degree in Instructional Technology and Design, I am currently taking an enlightening course of Online Teaching and Learning with Dr. James Hatten. Our current module is focused on analyzing a Learning Management System (LMS) which could be used to facilitate an online course; I am going to focus my information on [...]

From Teacher to Tech (Edtech): Episode 1

From Teacher to Tech (Edtech): Episode 1

There has been nothing more rewarding than working with the young people of the future and watching them grow and progress through complex curriculum over nine months for the last decade. However, I have begun to feel a calling towards something new. I have always had a passion for technology use in the classroom and [...]

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 [...]