Today was one of those days that makes me take pause and take stock, makes me consider many aspects of what I do. What do I do? I work with students, amazing students who challenge my thinking, my practice, my vision of what could be and should be doing in education. Today I got this… Continue reading “A little Consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.“ ~Winnie-the-Pooh
I have taught in the field of special education for 19 years, but have been involved in the field since the 1980s when I started volunteering in a preschool special needs program at a local hospital. Over the years, the terminology used has ebbed and flowed with consideration for the meaning of words being used… Continue reading The Three D’s: Disability, Difference, Difficulty
Yes you read that correctly…I have proof! So skeptics keep reading, if you get it, move on to another blog post, or send this along. If you follow me on Twitter or follow my blog and/or podcast, you know I work with students who learn differently. I am a Special Education Teacher/Director of Technology at… Continue reading Proof Being a Connected Educator Does Directly Impact Student Learning
Since starting this blog, I have been on a mission, one that really puts me outside my comfort zone. It’s a mission to do more to impact learning. This has led me to take on new and different adventures that have placed themselves in my hands. And for an introvert personality, it sure pushes the… Continue reading #EdCampSWCT Reflection of an Organizer
Friday, I had the privilege of being part of the first EdTechTeacher Google Jamboree at Google Cambridge, MA. It goes without saying what an amazing day of professional development it was. There are so many takeaways I had from that day that are bouncing around in my head, I hope to make sense of a… Continue reading Getting Googley @Google
Sitting here looking out at the snow falling, reflecting on the fact that just two days ago I was sitting in sunny Orlando! The only nice thing is the snow led to a snow day. What brought me to Orlando was the annual Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference. This is my second year attending this… Continue reading #ATIA15 Reflection: Light years ahead of the past, but who is being left behind.
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I am very excited to be collaborating with the great Steve Lai again (@sly111). We decided to celebrate the iPad’s 5th birthday with a quick brainstorm of our key lessons from 5 years of iPad teaching. Education across the world continues to evolve in its understanding of how 1-to-1 student device learning…