Rewarding the Process Develops Student Resilience

Yesterday I sat at the piano and played through the whole of Strauss’ Emperor’s Waltz. It’s a beautiful piece when…

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Locate, Evaluate and Curate Information

This post addresses ISTE student Standard 3 Knowledge Constructor which requires students to critically curate a variety of resources using…

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Distance Learning

It was almost as if this was the pre-planned ending to this Master’s Program! A student teaching experience in distance learning! Teachers often reflect back to their teaching programs and say that they didn’t really prepare us for the classroom. I cannot say that about this program! In March, after

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Designing Learning Experiences Through Surveys

As a teacher in a district that is working diligently on improving student achievement, I attend A LOT of professional developments. Some are absolutely fantastic; engaging, helpful, and I actually can see myself practicing… but more times than no…

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Reimagining A “Classroom” – A Global Collaborative Project

What is a Global Collaborative Project?

A global collaborative project is a project that students work together on, either during the process, or share between different communities to come up with a final product. 

In “5 Ways to Inspire St…

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One Digital Education Leader’s Reflection of Teaching During COVID-19

For my EDTC 6108 Practicum I applied my Digital Education Leadership knowledge and experience into supporting students, families, and coworkers transition to at home learning, in response to COVID-19. In the following blog post I will reflect on my experience supporting students, families, and coworkers by listing: takeaways I have had, questions I still have, […]

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Culminating Passion Project: A Global Collaboration with Field Experts

Throughout this semester in our EDTC 6103 course, my cohort members and I worked to complete global collaborative projects. For my project, my 4/5 students completed a culminating passion project, where they selected a topic of interest, researched that topic and generated interview questions for experts, conducted interviews with field experts, designed final products, and…

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Personalized Learning Enhanced Through App Smashing with Flipgrid

Inquiry Question: How can technology coaches collaborate with educators and use digital tools to develop personalized learning environments for their students? As I navigate through the current teaching environment of remote learning, and as I begin to reflect on the beginning of a new school year in the fall, I am thinking about how educators…

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Professional Development for Teachers as Professional Learners

The most humbling and impacting take-away from this Covid-19 related lockdown for me is a strengthened appreciation for my friends…

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Digital Tools in Assessment

During the last two weeks in my grad school program we have been working with ISTE standards as normal, however this time we moved into […]

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