As I go into a new month, I am still excited about my role as an instructional coach. In September, I was selected to participate in the North Carolina Digital Leaders Coaching Network (#NCDLCN) sponsored by Friday Institute. As a member of the 2017-18 NCDLCN cohort, I have the opportunity to grow as a professional and […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Professional Growth"
A few weeks ago, I was honored when a good friend of mine, Susie Highley, reached out and invited me to be a guest on Classroom 2.0 Live. It was quite a pleasure to chat with her, the AMAZING Peggy George, and other members of the team who do so much for students around the world. […]Read more "Guest Post via @sarahdateechur: #liveclass20"
The Jacksonville Goes to College event was filled with the excitement of students from all walks of life and even grade levels discovering areas of study and potential careers for the future. As in previous year’s recruiters, advisors, instructors, and administrators from over 100 higher educational and vocational institutions put on their best to attract […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: Jacksonville Goes To College To Prepare for the Future"
Update: I’ve watched districts all across the country struggle with how to use this new platform due to technical constraints requiring WIN10 and/or MACOSX means all of us with Chromebooks have to wait. It’s fall of 2017 and we’re still waiting. I am 100% ready to go go speedracer once they make it Chrome agnostic […]Read more "Guest post via @tr_bo: Minecraft EDU Update"
I am very excited about how this school year has progressed! Teachers and students are excited about being in school. I see a lot of teaching and learning taking place for both teachers and students. What I mean by this is that teachers are getting out of their comfort zones regarding personalized and digital learning. […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Personalized and Digital Learning"
Adolescence is fundamentally about the process of identity formation and individualism. The time in life to start asking the question: What do I want to do with my one wild and precious life? Teachers reflect at the end of the school day and even on into weekends. This past Thursday, a colleague and I were listening, […]Read more "Guest Post via @readersleadpd: Creating a Culture of Connectedness through High School Advisory"
Two years ago I pulled my son from a STEM charter school. It was a very good school, full of dedicated teachers, the latest technology. Parent/student nights were held often, involving STEM activities engaging families to build roller coasters with pieces of paper, marbles, and tape dispensers; parachutes with tissue paper and yarn. We were […]Read more "Guest Post via @madmommy: The Role of Technology in Homeschool Environments"