Story Speaker – Part 1

On Google Teacher Tribe Podcast last week, I heard about a Google Docs Add-On called Story Speaker. In the description on the show and on … Read More ›

My Time on APlusEdTech Podcast

A couple months ago (yes, I’m behind big time), I was interviewed for the APlusEdTech Podcast. This podcast is hosted by Ashley McBride, who I … Read More ›

Automated Google Appointment Calendar Follow-Up Emails

Do you use Google Appointment Slots and wish you could have an automated thank you message with a survey link included each day? Well, you … Read More ›

Future of EdTech Coaches

Last night I participated in the #EdTechChat on Twitter, in which the topic was Ed Tech Coaches. As a full-time Digital Instructional Coach, the topic … Read More ›

ISTE2016 Summary – Problem-Based Learning Extravaganza!

ISTE2016 is finally here, and I couldn’t be more excited! In the beautiful city of Denver, some of the worlds greatest teachers have come together … Read More ›

Organizing Administration Using OneNote Staff Notebook*

At my school, we have launched into OneNote as a school platform with both feet. At this point, just 9 weeks into our one-to-one program, … Read More ›

ISTE2015 Wrap-Up

I’m home, and mostly recovered, from ISTE. Feels like a good time to take a minute and write about my thoughts on the conference. The simple … Read More ›

ISTE2015 – Flipped PD Session

My first session at ISTE2015 is called Flipped PD: Creating Teacher Buy-In and Modeling Technology-Rich Professional Development. What a mouthful. Still, very interested in this topic, … Read More ›

Technology is Not a Learning Outcome

Found this on twitter and felt it was worth sharing. Good for all of us to remember as we merge technology and pedagogy. Source: https://twitter.com/CushGills/status/601399974820061185

Everything Wrong With Internet Filtering

Ran into my first major problem with my TEDx project today. Well, I say “major problem,” but I really mean “minor but recurring problem requiring … Read More ›

Cool Tool for School – EdPuzzle.com

Today, I spent some time using EdPuzzle, and I wanted to share my experience with it. EdPuzzle is a website that allows you to “Make … Read More ›

Social Media in School

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about social media being used in school and in the classroom. There is great benefit to student use of … Read More ›

Harsh Conversations With Myself

It has been an interesting year for me. For a couple of personal reasons (the details of which I don’t really want to get into … Read More ›

Audiobooks: Are They Really Reading?

Despite what the title may imply, this post simply will not answer that question, partly because I don’t actually have an answer and mostly because … Read More ›