Unlock Innovation #ACTEM16

Exploring potential for change As a teacher, leader, and innovator you often find yourself in the role of initiating change. This hands-on workshop is designed to build on your passion and energy, and take an idea to action plan, through brainstorming, feedbac...

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#yfinnovate Designing for Modification and Redefinition

So excited to join Yarmouth and Falmouth educators today.  We are thinking about how to embrace “Innovator’s Mindset” with @gcouros. The #fyinnovates professional development has been organized to allow choice, collaboration, and creativity.

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Flipped Graduate Class

Teaching online is a great way to try new methods, and think about a flipped classroom.  One strategy I find works very well for students is the use of short videos.  I use these to introduce the content, explain assignments, or share a landscape post after ...

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Teaching and learning with #edtech

Teaching and learning with #edtech

Pedagogy is the art and science of teaching.  This fall my graduate students are grappling with this central concept.  They are exploring how to harness educational technology to support their goals.  During the first unit of the course my students are enga...

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Professional Practice Plan

Central Inquiry Question: What role does learning computer programming play in formal education? My growth: As I think about myself as an educator I bring a lot of knowledge to how we leverage technology for teaching and learning.  I have less experience with...

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Full Circle

Full Circle

I began my career in outdoor education.  For those of you who have participated or taught in such an environment, the power of a human circle for connection, processing, and sharing is an integral element to the work.  As an outdoor educator you spend time t...

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Writing a different #edtech story?

Writing a different #edtech story?

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Engaging Elementary ELLs with Mobile Technology

My Presentation for Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Conference 2016

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Understanding and practicing digital leadership

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Teaching Matters

Yesterday I was pleasantly surprised to find two fresh copies of Teaching Matters, a collection of essays from the faculty and staff at the University of Maine at Farmington in my mailbox, and to see my essay The Landscape of Digital Learning included is a pri...

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