Led by Southport School teachers and collaborators, this workshop series will share strategies for working with students with learning differences at home and in the classroom. Parents, teachers, and administrators are invited to learn more about how we can work as a community to impact the nearly 1 in 5 students with learning and attention… Continue reading The Southport School Collaborative PD Summer Series
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.
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
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?
A few weeks ago during #satchat and their live presentation from the Penn Graduate School of Education, I recall a particular comment made by Billy Krakower (@wkrakower) that really resonated…he commented how he as a teacher, was part of a Twitter team made up of a principal @bcurrie5 and now superintendent @ScottRRocco, and yet at… Continue reading Twitter the Great Equalizer
Thank you Bill Sullivan for his recent #caisct post: Use the #CAISCT to Connect with other CAIS Educators This past week, I attended “Too Many Tools, Too Little Time” hosted by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS). It is a wonderful event where educators from a range of schools and subject areas come together to… Continue reading Independent Schools need to connect #caisct
Hopefully you have read Part 1, and gathered I am rather open to online and blended learning, but I do wonder how it can truly fit in addressing the skill-based learning educators provide students in our school. Rather funny opportunities have fallen into place this year, I am privileged to be participating in coursework towards… Continue reading Online and Blended Education Part 2–the LD dilemma
Today I was lucky enough to participate in a live professional development session with other Connecticut Association of Independent School Educators related to Online and Blended Learning. This PD was led by Brad Rathberger and Lorri Palko from the Online School for Girls. Today’s session was part of a year long online course looking at… Continue reading Online and Blended Learning in Education Part 1