Share Your Story: How/Why did get into Education?

This is a link-up on your story on why/how you entered into the field of education. 

Share Your Story: How/Why did get into Education?

This is a link-up on your story on why/how you entered into the field of education. 


Why am I in Education?

Why am I in Education?

This post is part of a Link-up. For similar posts search Category Linking Up.

How/Why did you get into Education?In fourth grade my father told me I should be a lawyer. I remember a period of weeks I entertained the only other profession I have ever considered. By the time I taught 5th graders for Junior Achievement as a high school senior I was a teacher.

As the oldest sibling I remember my mother reading, reading a lot, to me.…

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Make an #infographic by the end of this post - Technology Thursday

Make an #infographic by the end of this post – Technology Thursday

This post is linking up with Teaching Trio. You can find similar posts searching under the category Linking Up.Technology Thursday Linky Party

What is an infographic and why should you want to make your own?

Think USA Today’s weather section or, if you are too young to remember a newspaper, consider how Ikea tries to impart lengthy descriptions with just images. Data is especially good content for display via an infographic.…

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What if there isn’t one right way?

What if there isn’t one right way?

Lately I have been in search of the one way to do things.There is no one way

Not necessarily related items, but the common question people are asking is how to do these things. As in, what are the exact steps to follow?

I am glad to help if I can, but today I am asking myself should I be solve problems for my peers in ways that I would rarely do for my students?

When in doubt, I draw on my most powerful experiences,…

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Why are you going back to school?

Why are you going back to school?

Why are you going back to work in your school district this year? Perhaps “because the summer is over” is not a deep enough answer?

Back to school laptop

There are many jobs in any school district, but the vast majority of employees are in the classroom with students. If the last time classroom personnel made a decision to show up was right after college we might want to check in with everyone again. Education is a…

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VoiceThread Review for Tech Tuesday

VoiceThread Review for Tech Tuesday

This post is linking up with Teaching Trio. You can find similar posts searching under the category Linking Up.

One of the things you can do as teachers is find these great free tools and evaluate if you think the paid-level of the product is worth it for you, your school, orTechnology Thursday Linky Party your district. That is what happened in our district with VoiceThread.

A Free account has no limits on viewing, listening…

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Start a K12 Blog … Part Three

Start a K12 Blog … Part Three

How to Start a K12 Blog - Part ThreeYou want to start blogging about K12?

So far from Part One and Part Two on Starting a K12 Blog you have started to think about your area of passion and have walked through the Getting Started Checklist to set-up your blogging platform. You have explored the content of your posts and considered the manner in which you formatyour posts. Hopefully you have even made an introductory post. If not…

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Start a K12 Blog … Part Two

Start a K12 Blog … Part Two

How to Start a K12 Blog - Part Two

You want to start blogging about K12?

So far from Part One on Starting a K12 Blog you have started to consider your area of passion and have walked through the Getting Started Checklist to set-up your blogging platform.

Identify your Tasks per PostWhen you start any blog post there are some standard things you should include every time. Think of these items as the “spoonful of sugar” to help…

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This post is linking up with Teaching Trio. You can find similar posts searching under the category Linking Up.

This week I would like to share how I handle family pictures. I know that it is not strictly educational technology, but during natural breaks in the school year it is nice to take a “vacation” from school stuff and organization and thinking through work flow of files is a skill which…

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Project Roundtable: What is the Moral Imperative as Educators to share our work?

Project Roundtable: What is the Moral Imperative as Educators to share our work?

Passive Participant is Invited to Reflect

It turns out I have dueling purposes today participating in Project Roundtable: What is the Moral Imperative as Educators to share our work? I am constantly taking the pulse of these asynchronous meetings, trying to internalize the composition and tempo for reference at a future date when I try one. However my other purpose today turned out to be: how can…

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