Guest Post via @wmjackson: Reading is Fundamentally Fun and Powerful

Reading is Fundamentally Fun and Powerful by William (Coach) Jackson and Nancy (Fancy Nancy) Rentz (Media Specialists) “There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.” Hodding Carter The celebration of reading is special—storybooks ranging from the Cat In The Hat, High School […]

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Guest Post via @tr_bo: The Power of Partnerships: Part Three

In January 2017 while we were bombarded with daily news of negative imagery across our country I attended a full day MakeyMakey certification training that restored my positive outlook. During this training Tom Heck from MakeyMakey he shared a concept that I latched onto and have not stopped since. He saw an opportunity for using MakeyMakey in special ed classrooms serving […]

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Guest Post via @wmjackson: Advocating for Kids Camp at WordCamp Calgary, Canada

Advocating for Kids Camp at WordCamp Calgary, Canada by William Jackson, #MyQuestToTeach WordCamp Speaker, Volunteer, Advocate, Blogger, Organizer WordCamp Calgary was surrounded by mountains that take your breath away. The scenery could not properly be captured in photos or video to truly display the splendor and magnificence of natural formations reaching thousands of feet into […]

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Guest Post via @wmjackson: WordCamp Jacksonville – An International Conference of  Technology and Diversity

  WordCamp Jacksonville An International Conference of Technology and Diversity by William Jackson #MyQuestToTeach WordCamp Jacksonville was well-attended by participants and speakers as far away as Nigeria, Miami, Georgia, and several Midwestern states. The excitement of sharing the growth of web development,  digital platforms, and tools directly related to content creation and web development shows […]

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