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The Southport School Collaborative PD Summer Series

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

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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.

education · leadership · professional development · Twitter · Uncategorized

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

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Teacher Leaders at #EdcampLdr 105:365

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…

education · professional development · Twitter

Twitter is Google for Educators

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

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Educators Field of Dreams: will you come?

“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?

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Twitter the Great Equalizer

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