I’m the March MIEExpert!

Each month the amazing Robyn Hrivnatz, Josh Sawyer, and Jennifer Mitchell choose 1 of 8,800 outstanding educators to feature in the United States Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Showcase School Community Playbook set up in OneNote and shared with all MIEEs to communicate relevant information, updates, and celebrations. This is my third year as an … Continue reading I’m the March MIEExpert!

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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)

21 CLD Teachers = 21 CLD students: Based on ITL Research evidence

There have been many pedagogical shifts happening within the past five years in order to focus on preparing students for jobs that don't currently exist. The focus on STEM careers has been a particularly large emphasis within the educational world. So as an educator we know the students need to be able to speak with … Continue reading 21 CLD Teachers = 21 CLD students: Based on ITL Research evidence