This past year, I have changed jobs and taken the position of Social Studies Instructional Specialist. The job is very much like my last job (Innovation and Digital Learning Coach), just with a Social Studies twist. Essentially, I work with Social Studies teachers to help them figure out how to grow as educators. I help… Read More #NCSS2018 @NCSSNetwork
I started to write this post yesterday… and found my previous posts where I talked about 5 tips to prepare for #VSTE17 Be a Twitter Master at Conferences Preparing for ISTE17 Reflections from #VSTE16 and #VSTE15 After looking at these, I wondered if there was anything left to say? I actually re-tweeted my post from… Read More Are you ready for #VSTE18?
Over the last few years we shifted learning in classrooms. We worked toward a clearly defined goal – more student centered, more student inquiry, more student creativity and critical thinking, and most importantly, more students doing the work. This is hard work and sometimes even knowing where to get started is challenging. One strategy we… Read More The Power of Learning With Your Peers: #LearningWalks
I’m currently in grad school. I’m conducting a literature review of professional articles about my research topic (Professional Learning for Educators) and this morning I was worrying about how to keep all the things I learn organized. I know I used to use multi colored index cards (or highlight in multi colors) to identify themes,… Read More #GoogleSlides as a way to organize research notes