Yesterday I had the privilege of attending Edcamp St. Augustine. I did not attend alone. Julie Dees (@juliedees72), the Culinary Arts teacher at Branford High School traveled with me. We were met there by two students of our students and their mother. They enjoyed Edcamp Branford last month so much they wanted to see it … Continue reading Yesterday

To Post or Not to Post — Chat Questions

There has been some conversation lately about the purpose of posting chat questions before the chat actually begins. I'm not here to judge or ridicule anyone's practices. I believe that this question is as personal as the Coke vs. Pepsi debate. But my own practices requires more than a few characters to explain. I don't usually … Continue reading To Post or Not to Post — Chat Questions

Early Adopter? Not me…oh wait, maybe I am.

My dear friend, Kerry, posed this question on the Voxer group BFC Lounge (see just a few minutes ago, "What is it that early adopters have that other teachers don't, that makes them willing to try stuff even if they're not sure it's going to work?" Here is my answer: As I look back … Continue reading Early Adopter? Not me…oh wait, maybe I am.

Voxer — My Own Best Practices

The old is new again with Voxer.  Back is the Walkie-talkie.  Thousands of people are discovering this wonderful world of connecting via voice.  Voxer actually combines voice, text and pictures to give us a multi-sensory experience.   With this new "old" technology comes a need to develop new best practices.  Here is what I have … Continue reading Voxer — My Own Best Practices