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Sharing Ideas with @Learning100

An important part of my role as a student learning coach in a K-5 building (with over 40 teachers) is to encourage each of them to implement new or different ideas whenever, wherever, and...

Conference podium

Want to Grow as an Educator? PRESENT!

I was recently involved in a #caedchat Twitter chat in which the question was posed – “What is the value of speaking at a conference? How does one go about doing so?” This...

My Tech Toolbelt episode 18 Hour of Code

Want More Hour of Code?

With Computer Science week ending, you don’t have to stop coding with your students. Keep doing Hour of Code in your classroom every week. Take a listen to the My Tech Toolbelt...

Sharpened Pencil on paper

Wait. Don’t Wait. Write.

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of sitting in a workshop led by the legendary Ralph Fletcher. When I first started teaching, his book What a Writer Needs transformed the way I taught...

colored wires plugged into a board

TLC Ninja: Brent Coley Connects with Us All

The TLC Ninja team recently had the pleasure of learning how Brent Coley leverages technology to reach students, families, and the community. He had lots of advice on how administrators and...

Legs out of a car window

Summer Rockstar Learnin’

Each year at our first staff meeting, I put together a slide show of our summer fun. This seems to be a favorite way to get a glimpse of what everyone has been doing while away on vacation...

Computers with Code

Learning to Teach for the Future

“If you can dream it, you can code it.” As I looked around the huge ballroom filled with eager educators, Hadi Partovi’s words began to energize and excite me. It also seemed Partovi’s...