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Professional Development

P.S. About Google Classroom

A unique position for me, I actually discourage use of a certain technology. That is atypical, but it might be understandable, let me explain. I cannot stop hearing about Google Classroom. Coincidentally, this surge in chatter coincides with a mandate… Continue Reading →

Who do you Follow?

Probably for the same reason I hesitated to drink in the same town in which I taught, I am hyper-aware of my social media presence. As I acquire a social media account, I try to identify a purpose early on… Continue Reading →

Closeness to the Classroom

When you return to your classroom after an extended break it just feels different. You have a long-term perspective that you cannot replicate without a lengthy break. Classroom teachers are impacted by their closeness to the classroom. Details in everyday… Continue Reading →

Does #EdTech Need Everybody?

I find myself in a cycle. I want to on-board everyone to everything and then inexplicably when that does not happen I feel disappointed. Beyond comprehension, I find myself repeating this cycle numerous times before I intervene on behalf of… Continue Reading →

Your Personal Firewall

A firewall keeps things out. In the classroom teachers have always kept somethings out, a position unique to the teacher alone. Students and families to some extend can only respond to the firewall of the classroom. So as an educator,… Continue Reading →

Paralyzed by Choices

Maybe you think you do not have choices in your professional growth. Every so often we should check our assumptions though. Do you really not have choice or are you paralyzed by all the possible choices you actually *do* have?… Continue Reading →

How You Take Back Your Professional Learning

For the longest time your Grade/Department Chair, or your building Administration, or your school district has directed your Professional Learning. It is time to take back your professional learning as a┬áprofessional learner. Because, despite how you sometimes feel, you are… Continue Reading →

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