As this year came to a close it marked four years ago I closed the end of a school year as a classroom teacher. It was four years ago that I stepped out and tried Genius Hour in my classroom and it was four years ago that I began to put together my story toContinue reading “Genius Hour Comes Full Circle…”
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The Tried, the True, the Google…
Many educators on Twitter, when discussing the collaborative features of Google, know it’s not a novel concept. It is interesting to me how a new tool or an updated platform can get our blood pumping. Yet, in a few weeks we are thirsty for another new platform, update or idea. What I have found, asContinue reading “The Tried, the True, the Google…”
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?”