Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’ – Keep Those Chromebooks Rollin’!

Dear Teachers, It's an exciting time in our district. We have 8 elementary campuses that are going 1:1 with Chromebooks this spring. A couple of schools already have their Chromebooks, and the other 6 will have them by the end of April. After about two decades of having 5-7 computers per class, this is an … Continue reading Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’ – Keep Those Chromebooks Rollin’!

Professional Learning that Teachers Won’t Hate

Dear Teachers, This week I've been reflecting on creating conditions for better professional learning, and is there a teacher alive who doesn't want THAT? It's been pretty well established that the traditional "sit and get" style of professional learning just doesn't make much of a difference in terms of changing a teacher's practice or impacting … Continue reading Professional Learning that Teachers Won’t Hate

Developing an Online Course, Part 5 (and Beyond!)

Dear Teachers, I’m coming to the end of the 8th course in my Master’s program, and this one has proven to be among my favorites. It’s been all about building online courses, and everything I’ve learned and created has been very practical and directly applicable to my position. I’ve loved being (ahem) forced to create … Continue reading Developing an Online Course, Part 5 (and Beyond!)