Staff Development vs. Professional Learning

Teachers across the world are required each year to complete a specific number of hours of “professional” or “staff development.” Many times they are all funneled into a single room where they everyone is presented with the same topic, strategy, or technology tool. This is a very over generalized way to help educators to grow … Continue reading “Staff Development vs. Professional Learning”

The 4 C’s Learning Menu w/Kasey Bell

https://pinecast.com/listen/fc44cc04-6887-44f4-a7a6-37062e64e51f.mp3Today’s EdTech Shorts features Kasey Bell (Twitter, Website) sharing her 4 C’s Learning Menu. This is a tremendous tool for helping your students share their learning while exploring the 4 C’s (Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Critical Thinking). You can quickly access the 4 C’s Learning Menu at http://shakeup.link/4cmenu. Give Kasey a follow on Twitter, check … Continue reading “The 4 C’s Learning Menu w/Kasey Bell”

MADPD – Making Tech Disappear

MADPD – Making Tech Disappear On May 6, 2018 I was fortunate to take part in a session as a part of MADPD hosted by Shane Lawrence (Twitter) of The Ed Podcast (Ed – Conversations About the Teaching Life). Joining us in the session were Kasey Bell (Twitter, Website, Google Teacher Tribe) and Brad Shreffler … Continue reading “MADPD – Making Tech Disappear”

#MADPD – Making Tech Disappear

I had the great fortune to be a part of a panel for #MADPD on May 6, 2018 with Shane Lawrence of Ed – Conversations about the Teaching Life, Brad Shreffler of The Planning Period Podcast, and Kasey Bell of Shake Up Learning and The Google Teacher Tribe. Below is the video of that session: … Continue reading “#MADPD – Making Tech Disappear”