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
One of the things that teachers often ask me for is a set of tools to get them started using technology in their classrooms. This is a common request because searching the internet for good tools can be so overwhelming. In general, the best tools you are going to find for your students are websites… Read More Tech Tools for the History Teacher
Before handing over devices to kids, we are responsible for teaching digital citizenship to kids. We want kids to use their devices appropriately and efficiently, and we want the devices to be used as tools for learning. After all, you use your devices for learning about the world – and the digital world can be… Read More Practice what you preach – Adults need Dig Cit lessons too!
It’s time for me to check in and report the findings of my bullet journal experiment… I’ve been using a bullet journal at work for just over one month. There have been some ups and downs … and I have come to realize a few things: My journal pages definitely do not look like the… Read More Bullet Journal Update
Here’s the thing… I wouldn’t call myself an unorganized person. I would say that I have too many things to keep organized and too many ways to organize them. I need something that can organize all of my things in one handy, easy to read, slightly digital place. Essentially, I need a bullet journal. If… Read More Bullet Journaling