Making a MakerSpace

“Rise up, it’s time to take a shot.” –My Shot from HAMILTON That’s all Michael Stephens and I had to go on when we gathered in his 4th grade  classroom to hatch a plan to build a MakerSpace. It was 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

Amplify Awesome and Boost Brilliance

Send me one name of a teacher you know with a small following but big, interesting ideas, please. — Doug Robertson (@TheWeirdTeacher) November 29, 2015 I sent out a tweet asking for recommendations- someone with a small follower count but Continue Reading

Good Followers Make Great Leaders

The other day, I was having a conversation with a friend of mine. She mentioned a situation that is all-too typical for districts across the nation. Two years ago, her district adopted a Learning Management System (LMS). This particular LMS Continue Reading

Digital Temporary Tattoo

As the world changes and each individual’s digital footprint gets bigger and deeper, society is going to have to change and adapt. No longer will the foolishness of youth be washed away by the waves of time. Now every thought Continue Reading