PD days for PLC Development

This year, my district has provided us with one full day each month for Professional Development. They've also decided we would create PLCs (Professional Learning Communities). I want to take a few moments and reflect on what I've learned so far this school year. First, I am so grateful that we truly value professional collaboration … Continue reading PD days for PLC Development

My #EdcampCitrus 2015 Reflection

I've been looking forward to Edcamp Citrus since Edcamp Leadership this summer. I admit that I love edcamps in general. Something magical happens at every edcamp I've ever attended. This one was no exception. The FLedChat Voxer group was alive early as educators from around the state converged on Citrus High School. Our voices were … Continue reading My #EdcampCitrus 2015 Reflection

Tweetdeck Ah-ha Moment

Last week, I participated in Edcamp Leader in Melbourne, FL. Susan Bearden and Cathy Koos created a learning environment that was welcoming and inviting. I facilitated three sessions. During a session I facilitated with Jerry Blumengarten and Jerry Swiatek about Twitter, Jerry Swiatek shared his Tweetdeck account with us. I saw something I had never … Continue reading Tweetdeck Ah-ha Moment

EdcampAirPort

I have several thought running through my head. There are several blog posts yet to write but I feel the need to get this one written right now. It isn't about the ISTE2015 conference that just ended yesterday in Philadelphia. But it is about the connections that will continue to be made because of that … Continue reading EdcampAirPort

Dear RHD

Dear Rockets Help Desk,   I have heard that your teacher, Kerry Gallagher, is moving to another school. While I am sad that she won’t be there to lead you, I just wanted to take a moment to tell you (the students) about the impact you’ve had on other students and teachers around the country. … Continue reading Dear RHD