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5 Minutes Away from Disaster

Every teacher is five minutes away from disaster. All day long. However, good teachers fill those minutes with decisions which constantly reroute students and events away from disaster. No wonder teachers are so exhausted! Every teacher is 5 minutes away from… Continue Reading →

Something that wasn’t there before…an EdCamp

I hosted my first EdCamp last Saturday with some colleagues. It was outside my safety net of a district professional learning day. It was smaller. It was less structured. And it was incredible. By the end I was proud that… Continue Reading →

If you don’t pass The Test #BlogAMonth

I always felt bold when I said it to middle schoolers, “Do you know what happens if you don’t do well on The Test?” The fourth, fifth, sixth, or seventh graders would lean in and hold their collective breath …… Continue Reading →

Nothing Personal, Love Technology

Have you ever noticed how people take technology failures so personally? However, technology does exactly what is is told. So what are you telling it to do? And what makes you think this is personal? Do you often get results you… Continue Reading →

Pioneers turned Settlers

My classroom was like an old western movie. I often thought of myself as a “white hat” and there were times when I certainly went “cowboy” after some new technology, literature set, you name it I probably started a shoot-out over… Continue Reading →

EdTech Leadership Cycle

The EdTech Leadership cycle is complex. So much of what a school or district needs depends on where they are in the journey of converting Teacher Technology (Type I) to Student Technology (Type II). {Check out the difference between Type I… Continue Reading →

Does this PLC Cover Me?

The idea of a Professional Learning Community, a PLC, is awesome. I want to sit with other professionals and participate in critical conversations around student work, achievement, and my personal practice. But that doesn’t always happen. Maybe people are particularly open… Continue Reading →

Digital Divide: Teachers & Students

There is a new digital divide. It is the digital divide between teachers and students. Some Students Start Behind Students show up to school with so many different strengths and challenges. One of those challenges is lack of dependable Internet access, consistent… Continue Reading →

Refuse to Accelerate

As an adult I have control over a great deal. I retain control of what I attend to, especially in this hyperactive news environment. The truth is, I just don’t do it very well. The current news cycle can highjack my morning… Continue Reading →

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