Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

Hey, how’s your year starting? You have probably been delving into your own professional development, reading and research in preparation to be an even MORE awesome educator this school year. Part of being a well-equipped educator is knowing both how Continue Reading

Rookie Teachers and the Pressure To Integrate Technology

It’s finally mine. I spent four years sitting in the back of various classrooms with my constant list of mental notes running in the background. By the end of student teaching, I felt like my head would explode if I Continue Reading

What Is Digital Learning Day 2016

In 1999, I sat eagerly in front of a computer, for the first time, waiting to get on the internet with the glorious sound of AOL dialup ringing in my ear. It was unfathomable to think that we could actually Continue Reading

The Maze Roller and CUE STEAMpunk

“Awesome! Now what?” CUE sent my classroom five Spheros through the CUE STEAMpunk program. I had almost no experience with Spheros. I had only started teaching coding as a regular part of my curriculum a month and a half ago. Continue Reading

Unfixing a Broken Mindset

I can now relate to my students! For several years I have told my students, “Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try.” At the beginning of October I decided to stop saying that to my students and Continue Reading