Opening Your Classroom with Twitter and a PLN

Educators are doing amazing things everyday, so why not open the virtual classroom door? Many of use work with a closed classroom door, and the outside world may not be there to cheerlead, or support you when you need it.  Developing a Professional Learning ...

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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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Writing a different #edtech story?

Writing a different #edtech story?

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Understanding and practicing digital leadership

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Draft Protocol for Adopting New Tools

There is an ever-increasing number of options of instructional materials – including books, devices, and softwares, that may support learning goals.  As district leaders are considering these options, it is important to align resources with district vi...

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EdCampWME & Andragogy

I am currently teaching EDT 520 Methods of Teaching with Computer Technology, and finalizing Unit 2 before opening to students.  The central question in the Unit is How does your knowledge of andragogy and pedagogy enhance your ability to leverage educational...

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Tinkering in Second Grade: Creating Primary Maker Spaces

Tinkering in Second Grade: Creating Primary Maker Spaces

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