Many educational pedagogies involve students making a decision. Isn't one of our goals as educators to better prepare students for a chance to obtain a 21st century STEM career? "Problem-based learning (PBL) an instructional method of hands-on, active learning centered on the investigation and resolution of messy, real-world problems." (Learning-theories.com) For more information: https://www.learning-theories.com/problem-based-learning-pbl.html "Model-eliciting [...]
It was such a relaxing weekend of laying on the couch completing learning paths toward becoming a Microsoft Innovator Trainer! After completing the Teacher and Trainer learning path and training 100 people about the limitless Microsoft tools, you will then become a Microsoft Trainer. I have yet to train 100 people, but have made it [...]
Wow is the thought that I had as I entered the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL to attend the Future of Education Technology Convention 2017. With over 400 exhibits in the EXPO Hall, my senses were on overload and my mind couldn't decide where to start! I shared in my excitement as I [...]
Written on: 1/10/17 Happy New Year!! Today I had the opportunity to "share my story" with an awesome group of educators involved in one of our counties technology initiatives, Project Innovate. #hcps1tp1 #innov8 Our topic was how to use Twitter in the professional education world. I was honored to speak on this because I wouldn't [...]
Yup... that's me! I can't believe I have been honored with being voted into the Teacher of the Year club! Woohooo!! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Signing out, One proud teacher!!
Written on: 10/17/16 Have you heard of CCGA? The Creative Coding through Games and Apps program developed by Microsoft is an amazing opportunity for students to use the Touch Develop software to work their way through 6, 9, 12, or 18 weeks of curriculum. "The Creative Coding Through Games And Apps (CCGA) curriculum provides everything [...]