I just got back from a “vacation” to my parents’ house in southern Illinois. I do not put vacation in quotes because we had a bad time, we had a blast. But I put vacation in quotes because there was a lot of hard work, what I call grinding, going on. I was able to […]Read more "Guest Post via @ClarksRoom: Grindin"
EdCamp Leadership 2017 in Baker County Florida The Value of Social Learning Networks for Educators by William Jackson Educator in elementary and higher education The infusion of technology in education requires that educators rely on each other to create opportunities for instant and relevant professional development. Creating PLN’s – Professional Learning Networks that share information from tech to […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: The Value of Social Learning Networks for Educators"
Last week I finished the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell. If you have never heard of it, this book is about how we think. More specifically, it’s about how we think about thinking, how most decisions are made much quicker than we realize, and how our brain makes decisions without us truly recognizing that we have made […]Read more "Guest Post via @ClarksRoom: Blink"
Why do I often feel the need to convince “others” (Meaning people who are not teachers, do not work with teachers, or are not married or partners of teachers), that my summer vacation is well-deserved and/or not really a break at all? Which, by the way, is exactly what I am doing in this blog […]Read more "Guest Post via @briteeyes39: #whatsummerbreak VS. #summerbreak – A Teacher’s hashtag"
I just finished a book that was given to me to read over the summer called Move Your Bus by Ron Clark that had many great points about organizational change…but something didn’t sit well with me. The main idea of the book is that any organization has 5 types of people trying to move the […]Read more "Guest Post via @Clarksroom: Move Your Bus"
If you’re not a social media guru or even passively into social media, your feed may have very well been bombarded with everything #ISTE2017 and #NOTATISTE. One of this year’s top notch conference of conferences was certainly the talk of Twitter and many other social media outlets, all because it was, what I consider as […]Read more "Guest post via @BcCotter: ISTE2017 Flipped IT!"
Thinking back to my education as a child and even as an adult, taking a class meant that we were learning together in the same physical space. Students went to a classroom, listened to the teacher, had a desk and followed a schedule. Each day had a routine, learning and activities were mostly confined to […]Read more "Guest Post via @RDene915: Edumatch – Power of Connecting and Learning, wherever..whenever"