So, if you have been following my digital journey of planning and implementing a school-wide makerspace, then we have already established what a makerspace is, and how engineering design challenges can play an integral role in aligning activities with the standards being taught in the classrooms. It's now time to being envisioning the purpose of … Continue reading Makerspace: What’s your purpose?
It's been about 11 months since the first installment of Teacher to Tech and the saga continues. As I have not been introduced to many educators who have taken this leap, I find myself compelled to share my journey with you. Perhaps it will guide, or positively influence someone else in knowing that this mission … Continue reading From Teacher to Tech (EdTech): Episode 2
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 … Continue reading From Teacher to Tech (Edtech): Episode 1
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 role For the 2017-2018, school year I began teaching at a local elementary school who asked me to come to innovate … Continue reading The Tale of two Techy Trails (and the power of YET)
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 … Continue reading Microsoft Innovator Trainer goals