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 [...]

The Tale of two Techy Trails (and the power of YET)

It's been a while since my last blog post because I have begun some new Techy Trails which I would love to share with you. Techy Trails 1: New school, new grade level, new roleFor the 2017-2018, school year I began teaching at a local elementary school who asked me to come to innovate school [...]

Seeking opinions: Masters Degree in Instructional Design and correlating jobs

So I have recently committed to starting the journey of obtaining my masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Instructional Technology.  After months of researching universities and programs, I have decided to apply to USF and UF. There are, of course, pros and cons of both programs and their general locations from [...]

Microsoft Innovator Trainer goals

Microsoft Innovator Trainer goals

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 [...]