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Staycation: Having to Change Mindset & Try Things Differently-personal lesson for an educator.

I am a creature of habit.  There is ease in doing things that have always been done a certain way.  A few years ago, my husband and I jumped from tent camping to the RV world…and I will never go back! We can now weather, rain, snow, cold, and heat without having to suffer or… Continue reading Staycation: Having to Change Mindset & Try Things Differently-personal lesson for an educator.

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ClassDojo is an educational tool, don’t misjudge its purpose

Recently there has been a discussion around the usage of ClassDojo among educators on Twitter, but came to a head recently with a New York Times article about the company’s new policy related to student data storage. While the point of the article was to be focused on the fact that the company announced it… Continue reading ClassDojo is an educational tool, don’t misjudge its purpose

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To BYOD or Not To BYOD: that isn’t the question

This is not a post that’s going to guide you and your questioning as to why or why not to go BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and is not going to provide you definitive answers as to the pros and cons. It is reflections of the BYOD process by some who have been through the… Continue reading To BYOD or Not To BYOD: that isn’t the question

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Connections make learning more impactful #edscape reflection

As always happens when I spend a day of learning and connecting at a conference, my head spends some time processing what I learned.  Yesterday was another Saturday, another day that my time was spent learning and engaging in professional development…it was awesome.  I spent the day at Edscape, a fabulous day orchestrated by Eric… Continue reading Connections make learning more impactful #edscape reflection

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Bammy’s national to local: a movement to recognize the positives in education

Prologue:  As usually happens with interactions on Twitter, especially during chats, a connection, idea, and motivation develops.  This past Saturday (10/12/14) #satchat, not unusually, led to one of those moments.  The conversation centered around engaging stakeholders for the benefit of students.  A question arose as to how the greater community could be involved, and given recent… Continue reading Bammy’s national to local: a movement to recognize the positives in education