Regardless of what your winter break looks like, there may be some down time where you find yourself wondering what to do. Here are a few ideas to help get you ready to return to the classroom in January. Edcamp Voxer Using the free Voxer app (iOS, Android, and web), connect to educators from around … Continue reading Winter Break
I've been nominated for a Bammy. Two weeks ago. I finally posted about it on Facebook yesterday. Many of my Twitter friends have been posting about it. I am completely honored and must admit a little embarrassed. It is very difficult for me to share about the things I've done this year. You see, I … Continue reading Not About Me
I hadn't been to an FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference) conference in about 5 years. Back then I attended as a Media Specialist with funds to spend. I didn't have any connections to Twitter. I didn't know what it meant to be a connected educator. I now know I didn't know much at all. This … Continue reading FETC 2015 — From My Perspective
It is the new trend in resolutions. Don't make them. Instead find one little word that will carry you through your year. Last year my word was "acceleration". Before I choose a word for this year, I thought it only right to reflect on the success of last year's word. According to my post last … Continue reading One Little Word
I must say, I am impressed. Today I witnessed an awesome example of collaboration. In Eustis, Florida, educators from all over the state came together to support each other. From the minute I arrived on the Eustis High School campus, I was greeted by smiling students. (Yes, they were smiling, at school on an early … Continue reading EdcampLake — A Great Start
You can't teach and old dog new tricks. That's the saying. Well, I am not old nor a dog. So I guess that means it isn't too late for me to learn some new tricks. For those of you that don't know, I've been given a tremendous opportunity at my school for the following school … Continue reading I’m Not a Dog.
I am not a new teacher. I am wrapping up my 23rd year in the classroom. I mentor other teachers. I'm one of the "Momma Teachers". When I was asked if I was interested in starting a new Computer Science Academy on my campus next year, I was overjoyed. I'll let you in … Continue reading I Need A Mentor.