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#ISTE17 Reflections, Celebrations, and Healthy Kicks-in-the-Pants: Post 1

NOTE: This post will inevitably turn into a paperback if I don’t “chunk” it, so this is post 1 of 4… I think… ūüôā This was my second ISTE Conference, and I’m so glad I had the opportunity to connect … Continue reading

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iPadpalooza 2017: Learning on the Go!

Year 6 of iPadpalooza in Eanes ISD is a wrap! ¬†And… it’s true, the countdown is finished, as this year marked our final “iPadpalooza Learning Festival” in Austin… Thankfully, folks traveled far and wide to join us this year! ¬†I … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up Another Year and the Impact of #MTBoS “Celebrities”

The funny thing about teaching kids is that, every year, they show up, still 12-14 years old. It’s easy to forget that, while they show up the SAME age each year, I am indeed an entire year older than I … Continue reading

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Highlights from #NCTMannual San Antonio

Glancing through the NCTM Annual program, I could almost feel my arms and legs being pulled in no less than 4 directions for any given session timeframe. ¬†Respected colleagues in our community shared their expertise and I’m thankful to have … Continue reading

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Nearpod ‚ÄúBest Practices‚ÄĚ For Math Class v2.0

Folks often ask questions about how various apps and tools can be used “for math”. ¬†I’ve always felt that, to some extent, math as a content area can be a tricky fit for apps, tools, strategies, P.D. etc. etc. when … Continue reading

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Nearpod iOS –> Draw –> Photo –> Homework Check!

It’s true, I’ve probably mentioned this strategy idea 59 times before this post, and some may tire of hearing about it. ¬†But I just. can’t. overstate. how much I love using it, several times a week even. ¬†It’s just that … Continue reading

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“We All Fall Down” #MTBoS #MTBoSblogsplosion Week 4

I had the great privilege of attending the #CTCTM Spring Conference last weekend. ¬†In my keynote address, I shared about how two things that bring me great joy (and challenges) collided right there in Waco… the endless list of home … Continue reading

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My Favorites #MTBoS #MtbosBlogsplosion

Happy New Year! This post is already late – whoops! ¬†However, I can’t pass up an opportunity to share about a few of “My Favorites”. ¬†If you haven’t heard, there’s a BlogSPLOSION happening in the Math-Twitter-Blog-O-Sphere (MTBoS) community, and you … Continue reading

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How Old?

The other evening, I was sitting with my husband and son at a candlelight Christmas service, singing carols and feeling merry. ¬†One of the carols mentioned “shepherds” and right on cue, my 11-year-old son leans over and whispers… “There are … Continue reading

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In The Moment

The SAMR Model is a fundamental framework often used to help educators consider¬†how and why to integrate technology. ¬†Teachers are encouraged to aim “above the line” to provide students with potentially transformative experiences, rather than simply enhancing tasks with technology. … Continue reading

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