“There’s a tool for that!”

As a teacher, the words optimal, effective, most suitable, best, efficient, maximum and greatest often catch my attention.  I have discovered early in my career that time is of the essence. Time is something that I always need, and most often, not…

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Promoting Student Agency Using Technology

In the year 2014-15, the US Department of Education reports that there were 4.8 million English language learners (ELLs) in the K-12 population across the country (https://www2.ed.gov/datastory/el-characteristics/index.html#intro). Students identified …

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My journey to remote learning

Introduction The last project in my SPU masters degree in Digital Education Leadership (DEL) program is to apply the lessons I have learned to my classroom.  I am working on this practicum at the same time that the world is experiencing the Coronavirus pandemic in early 2020.  As a result of the pandemic, all the…

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The Times: They are A-ChangEd

A Sink or Swim Moment I have Bob Dylan playing in my head. His 1963 anthem references the huge social-political…

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Augmenting Learner Experiences for All Students

How can technology support teachers who want to offer their students augmented experiences for learning after mastery has been attained?…

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Teachers Coaching Teachers

Share the Love 2 The second standard in ISTE Standards for Educators: Leader requires educators to seek out opportunities to…

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