Space to PIVOT

As an administrator and educator, one word that has been stated over and over by me as changes have continually met us during this pandemic is “PIVOT.” As I watched the episode of “Friends” in early July, it hit me, that while they were trying to move the couch and were yelling “PIVOT” there wasContinue reading “Space to PIVOT”

Exploring the World of Sketchnoting

To hear more about “Exploring the World of Sketchnoting,” check out Episode 4, Season 1 of The Educator Bulldog Podcast. Sketchnoting is something I have seen. Anyone that has been on Twitter has seen the amazing sketchnotes of Sylvia Duckworth. I even went so far as to attend a conference with keynote Manuel Herrera, whereContinue reading “Exploring the World of Sketchnoting”

The Seriousness of Self-Care…Seriously!

In Episode 3, Season 1 of “The Bulldog Educator Podcast” I dove into my personal journey with self-care. I start off by sharing my misconceptions about self-care, which was mistakenly related to mani-pedis and girl’s weekends. Click here to listen to Episode 3, Season 1 “The Seriousness of Self-Care… Seriously!” I also share how whenContinue reading “The Seriousness of Self-Care…Seriously!”

Who has Influenced The Bulldog Educator

In Episode 2, Season 1 of “The Bulldog Educator Podcast” I shared what some of the major influencers were in my life as an educator. The list turned out to be a lot longer than I originally thought. Why did I share? I want people to know what has shaped me over the years andContinue reading “Who has Influenced The Bulldog Educator”

The Bulldog Educator Core Values Podcast Episode 1, Season 1

On Monday, June 8th the 3rd podcast from “The Bulldog Educator Podcast” and Episode 1, Season 1 was broadcast. We are still learning the ins and outs of producing a podcast. I hope you will hear the heart of the podcast through these core values, forgive the novice mistakes of a new podcaster, and stickContinue reading “The Bulldog Educator Core Values Podcast Episode 1, Season 1”

The Bulldog Educator- A Re-launch

If you were a follower of the “Tag You’re It” blog, you may have noticed it has changed in name and format. I started this blog in 2013. It was a way to share ideas, thoughts, and reflections. I was still a classroom teacher. Since then I have moved from an Instructional Technology Coach toContinue reading “The Bulldog Educator- A Re-launch”

We are #BetterTogether

The better part of two weeks ago the United States entered into what much of the rest of the world was experiencing with COViD19 and traditional face to face education was turned on its ear. Face-to-face educators went into emergency remote teaching, parents became partners in educating students in a way we have never seenContinue reading “We are #BetterTogether”

The ‘Virtual’ First Day…

Many of you are about to venture into the first day on a virtual platform with your students, are supporting children with their first adventure on a virtual platform for learning, or are supporting someone behind the scenes that is one of the two mentioned (administrators, paraprofessionals, friends of parents/teachers transitioning to remote learning, etc.).Continue reading “The ‘Virtual’ First Day…”

It is the “Little Things”

I look forward to my walk on Sunday afternoons and listening to the podcast of the week from “Innovator’s Mindset” with George Couros. Last Sunday he shared “10 Easy Ways to Create an Amazing Classroom Culture” in his podcast. He challenged his listeners to apply just one of the 10 suggestions. I wanted to meetContinue reading “It is the “Little Things””

Transformation is in the Small Moments

Last week I was listening to George Couros’ Podcast “Innovator’s Mindset” Season 1, Episode 8 . In this episode, George spoke about change and whose role is it to lead change. He challenged the idea that to lead it must be positional, but rather, anyone can impact and lead change. At the end of theContinue reading “Transformation is in the Small Moments”

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