Earlier this week, Ryan O’Donnell shared his infographic about his year as a TOSA (Teacher On Special Assignment), a blog post about his reflection and creation process, and a template to create my own. I thought this was GENIUS!! So I started thinking about what would go on mine. I created the infographic above… Read More More Reflecting – 1 month left!
I am so enthusiastic about this recent post on the Google Chrome blog: This is a fantastic step forward for Chromebooks in the classroom. The teachers I work with are generally very positive about having Chromebooks and using them instructionally. However, there have been some limitations, especially in secondary education when it comes to simulations and specialized… Read More Android Play Store on Chromebooks
We are in the midst of planning for a 1:1 initiative. This really large school district (as the famous Tim Stahmer at AssortedStuff.com says, the overly large school district) has set this as a goal in the next few years and my pyramid has been selected as the first of many to work out the… Read More What are we REALLY trying to change here?
This week I was introduced to a new tool called Trello. It is an organizational tool originally designed for Project Management Teams to collaborate. My brain is spinning with how we can use this with our staff and students at our schools!! I see so many opportunities! First, what is it? Trello is a website… Read More Trello
Each of the last three Saturdays I’ve attended an edcamp. All three have been SO very different. I think that’s one of the things I love the most about the whole concept of edcamps: the culture, conversation and feel of the day is not determined until the participants show up! April 23: edcampNoVA, Falls Church, VA.… Read More 3 weeks, 3 edcamps, 3 experiences
Perhaps you saw the email from Google this afternoon…. I love the multiple choice question option that got added to Google Classroom today. It’s the perfect tool for a couple of questions on Classroom. It’s so quick (more so than the already speedy Forms) and streamlined. Will it replace Forms? Definitely not, but it will… Read More Google & Their Questions