We are doing our students a disservice if we keep doing what we’ve always done. The only way to prepare them for the future is to move on from the past and put them in the drivers seat of their learning process.
I am a strong proponent of empowering staff. There are many low-cost opportunities to do just that. Let me focus on staff meetings. Often as leaders, we believe we have to guide the experience in the conversation by presenting a robust agenda, interactive experiences, and opportunities for conversation. I often try to challenge myself to […]Read more "Guest Post via @tr_bo: Leaders- Step Aside"
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wf27q-92b713 Recorded on June 3, 2018 Moderator: Cassie Reeder (@Reeder_Cassie) Panelists: Desiree Alexander (@EducatorAlex) Derek Larson (@Lars3EB) Makisha Rogers (@Kisha4Tech) Amy Storer (@TechAmy) Jori Krulder (@JoriKrulder) Katie McNamara (@KatieJMcNamara) Check out: Edchange Global (www.edchangeglobal.com) July 20-21, 12 PM CT The Teacher’s Journey by Brian Costello The Fire Within by Mandy Froehlich […]Read more "Free Virtual PD"
Classroom libraries are essential in the workshop model, as kids who have access to books will naturally read more books. I’m beyond thrilled that my school has invested so much into our classroom libraries. Now that the books are here, it’s time to get the students to read them! Book talks are an essential way […]Read more "Guest post via @SwinehartJulie: Five Ways Your Classroom Library will Sell Itself (Without taking up valuable class time!)"
Some of the most meaningful partnerships will take years to fully be realized. In my first year as the Chief Technology Officer in Dublin Unified, I had the opportunity to work alongside the Director of Facilities Kim McNeely. In our first introductory meeting, we immediately hit it off as we discovered that we were approaching […]Read more "Guest Post via @tr_bo: The Power of Partnerships: Part Four"
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6tq98-920272 Recorded on March 31, 2018 EagleEyes is a mouse replacement system for the computer that helps children and adults with profound disabilities interact and learn by using a computer. These individuals are most often non-verbal, paralyzed, and at most have a YES/NO method of communicating or are completely locked-in. There are hundreds of EagleEyes […]Read more "Special Episode ft. Eagle Eyes OFOA"
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pknfc-91e814 Recorded on April 8, 2018 David is a founder of Learning Tech Labs and his previous initiatives include CodED Club at Trinity and Creative Engagers Dublin. He currently works as the Innovation Pioneer for the Rehab Group. A connector of people, David has enjoyed collaborative success with other educators, entrepreneurs, and developers including […]Read more "Special Episode ft. David Pollard"