I am honored by June Behrmann for this amazing blog post: A 2014 Bammy Winner’s Targeted Instruction Juggles Tech with An Evidence-Based Approach
So my head is still spinning and trying to put the pieces of this last weekend Saturday morning started in DC and my husband and I took off on the days adventures not unlike all the other times we have visited the area. It was a typical day. Fast forward to late afternoon as we… Continue reading A Night to Remember..in Education
Originally posted on Teach Between The Lines:
This was the best open conversation session I took part in during the day. It was inspiring to see and hear from so many leaders working at different capacities in the school. It was equally exciting to have a handful of teachers stepping up and sharing their experiences…
I know many of you read the title are were thinking, “Huh? I don’t use Twitter the same ways as Google.” Courtesy of dictionary.com, consider the following definition: Amazing how a company name, is now an action verb, and one that is part of common culture. We google anything and everything. I google solutions… Continue reading Twitter is Google for Educators
“If you build it they will come” Funny watching a piece on the 25th anniversary of “Field of Dreams” this week, how iconic that phrase has become. In today’s education field there is a lot of building going on…for teachers and for students. Not necessarily in the physical brick and mortar sense, but technologically. There… Continue reading Educators Field of Dreams: will you come?
I have spent the last 2 weeks or so prepping for the end of the year, writing reports, organizing papers, giving assessments, reflecting on the year and prepping what I will say to each of my students’ parents at conferencing. It’s a hard time of year. I am looking at work from the beginning of… Continue reading End of Year as the LD Teacher
So I was sent on this adventure from Southport, CT to San Francisco, CA with six eighth grade students to experience #edrev on our headmaster’s recommendation recently. #edrev is a conference designed by @SAFENational and @pensf “EdRev, conceived of and brought to life by PEN in 2009, provides a unique day of interaction among students,… Continue reading #edrev reflection
I am lucky to be part of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Commission on Technology #caisct. My first experience was three years ago attending the academic technology retreat, an event that I definitely hold near and dear to my professional development and personal sanity. This amazing group of educators from various schools and with… Continue reading Inspiration to rethink
The Common Core is a hot topic in education. I recall two years ago in working on my administration certificate, it was just beginning to gain momentum with high hopes for education. Now the conversations center around an initiative that is yet again missing the mark, especially for student with learning differences. There are many… Continue reading Common Core..High Stakes Testing…Assistive Technology…Oh My!
Originally posted on Engaged and Relevant:
Believe me, I know the title of my latest post is a bit 1990’s, but I am trying to get an important point across. I am a big hip hop and R&B fan, which is why I selected Ice Cube featuring Das Efx’s song “Check Yo Self” as the…