This Wednesday, July 30th and Thursday, July 31st my district is hosting “TechnoPalooza.” Three years ago it was a in-district choice menu Professional Development focused on Educational Technology Integration. Last year it grew within the district in popularity and was open for other districts to attend as well. This year the planners led by KarlaContinue reading “The #nisdPalooza anticipation builds…”
Monthly Archives: July 2014
Is it time for a ROLE Revolution?
On Sunday I had the privilege of hosting #txeduchat. The topic was “Results Only Learning Environment” based on the book ROLE Reversal by Mark Barnes (@markbarnes19). For a review of the book I refer my blog followers to my good PLN friend Joy Kirr’s (@joykirr) post on her blog last year ROLE Reversal Review. SomeContinue reading “Is it time for a ROLE Revolution?”
What is a #growthmindset?
Recently a fellow colleague, @LisaDegnan1 and #newbie blogger (Blog: Teaching and Learning With and Through Others) shared the excitement of self-directed autonomous professional development. Lisa Degnan and Husband With her permission I am “re-blogging” her post titled “Best Summer Professional Development” “Have you ever written curriculum? Looking at the standards, breaking down the TEKS, andContinue reading “What is a #growthmindset?”
What is my “one word?”
When the idea of “one word” started popping up on Twitter at the beginning of 2014 I was intrigued. However, for those who know me well, determining what that one word would be for me seemed like an impossibility. See, I struggle with simple and keeping the word count down. One of my mentors hasContinue reading “What is my “one word?””