#EdCampATL Take-Aways

My first EdCamp was #EdCampSav earlier this year. I was determined to just observe, so naturally I joined in and presented something on Twitter. I went from 0-60 in about the first five minutes I was there. And I find it cute how I intended today at #EdCampATL to just observe again. Because I again pulled an idea out of the corner of my mind and was presenting something on MOOCs for your…

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Wordless Wednesday: How Teachers Became ‘Resented and Idealized’ via @nprbooks


Favorite Start-of-Year Activities

This is part of a Link-up, September Link-up: Fave Start-of-Year Activities. September fave start of year activitiesFor more Link-ups search Categories “Linking Up.”

The last year I was in the classroom was 2008-2009. The last three years I was in the classroom I taught Earth Science to sixth graders. Loved the content, found the edge of how young I should go…. These students were new to Middle School and maybe that was the “newness”…

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Principals/Building Leaders 5 Things to do Right Now #leadershipday14

I am posting after an #edchat today, August 26, so I am outing myself that I am posting this late. However, this was such an Aha Moment today in the early #edchat: “What is a Lead Learner?”

#EdChat August 26 2014 Early Chat

Often these conversations help me crystallize what I really believe about a thing. Today was no exception.

Let me share some thoughts and then connect them into what I believe any building leader in a school…

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Top Ten: Professional Learning Posts … so far

Top Ten: Professional Learning Posts … so far

I am slowly attempting to wrap my mind around what I really think Professional Learning is, and what I can/should be. Here are my Top Ten posts so far….My Professional Learning Posts
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EduBlogs Teacher Challenge: Steps 3 & 4

EduBlogs Teacher Challenge: Steps 3 & 4

Continuing the EduBlogs Teacher Blogging Challenge

EduBlogs offers different blogging challenges: personal blogging and student blogging.EduBlogs Steps 3 and 4

In the Teacher Challenge (personal) series I am following these 8 steps:

Step 1: Setting up your blog
Step 2: Setting Up Pages
Step 3: Publish your first posts
Step 4: Connecting with others
Step 5: Working with Widgets
Step 6: Images, copyright and Creative…

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EduBlogs Teacher Challenge: Steps 1 & 2

EduBlogs Teacher Challenge: Steps 1 & 2

EduBlogs Teacher ChallengeWelcome to the EduBlogs Teacher Blogging Challenge

EduBlogs offers different blogging challenges: personal blogging and student blogging.

In the Teacher Challenge (personal) series I will follow these 8 steps:

Step 1: Setting up your blog
Step 2: Setting Up Pages
Step 3: Publish your first posts
Step 4: Connecting with others
Step 5: Working with Widgets
Step 6: Images, copyright and Creative…

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