I am in my same role this year as an instructional coach and I couldn’t be more excited!!! During the summer I had the opportunity to present CCS Tech Camp featuring #hyperdocs, #symbaloo and #blogging! I enjoyed helping other educators learn how to use digital resources in their classrooms. I also did my first Ignite Talk about Twitter at […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: New School Year"
The title says it all!!! One of my main priorities as an instructional coach is to develop capacity in teachers and therefore impact student learning. As I reflect (and I do that a lot) on this school year as it gets closer and closer to ending, I can’t help but be proud of the work […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Instructional Coaching and Student Work"
Well, it’s not quite the end of the year but June will be here before we can blink!!! I’ve been in lots of classrooms and can still feel the excitement that teachers and students have in using the #digitalresources. I’ve been working with some 5th-grade students with Sphero (https://twitter.com/SpheroEdu). They are teaching me!!! All […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: End of Year Excitement"
Last Thursday, we celebrated #NCDLDAY at Lake Rim (follow us on twitter Lake Rim). My expectations were high because I had spent most of the year sharing and presenting and learning about digital resources with teachers. This was a district effort and a school effort. Without trying to pressure teachers, I asked them what they were […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Digital Learning Reflections"
As I sat in my Instructional Coaches’ meeting yesterday #icccs, I wondered if I had been effective in creating a safe and innovative learning environment for the teachers I work with. I am currently reading The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros and it has left me wondering as well. I wonder if I’ve created and nurtured […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Wonderings"