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An International Virtual Interview, Part 1

This is the second in a series of posts co-written by myself and Kristian Still, an educator from the U.K. with whom I connected on Twitter.  You will learn more about each of us and why we connected as you … Continue reading

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Characteristics of Adult Learning Environments [#IMMOOC Week 3]

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. These are my reflections for Week 3.  In Chapter 7 of The Innovator’s Mindset George … Continue reading

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Why Innovate? #IMMOOC

Thank you to George Couros, Katie Martin, and Dave Burgess for inspiring me (and hundreds of other educators!) to share reflections about innovation while we discuss The Innovator’s Mindset through the #IMMOCC. In the first week’s video, Dave charged educators … Continue reading

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We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

Back in October of 2015, when I was interviewing for my current position, I brought up the idea of hosting an Edcamp in my district. Once I got the job I set out to build a committee of teachers and … Continue reading

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Twitter Chats

I find Twitter chats to be so invigorating!  If I could, I would persuade every educator in the world to participate in at least one chat (lifetime goal!).  Because once you’ve experience one exciting chat, you are often hooked and … Continue reading

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Quotes That Resonate

I ended 2015 and entered 2016 determined to read more (and watch less bad TV!).  As I read, I highlight lines that stand out to me.  Below are a few quotes from my recent readings that resonated with me. “The way … Continue reading

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So Many Hashtags, So Little Time

How do you find and use hashtags on Twitter or Instagram? These days there are educational hashtags for: weekly chats slow chats districts schools grade levels content areas motivation mindset instructional strategies conferences professional development books and so much more! … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving Friday, Volume 14

I miss taking time on a Friday to share the things I’m currently loving as a learner and a leader. Since October is Connected Educator’s Month, here are a few social media-related items I’m loving. Please share what you are loving … Continue reading

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Engaging the Unconnected

Over the last two years, I have read many blog posts, articles, and even some rants about unconnected educators. Why won’t they use social media? Don’t they know the benefits of being a connected learner? I’ve seen Twitter debates about … Continue reading

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I often hear it referenced that you can make yourself happier, less stressed, if you make note of what you are grateful for on a regular basis. Today was a great day that I am truly grateful for, and I … Continue reading

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