SD36 Admin Blog Reader Bundle and Other Reflections

I always seem to feel “behind the times” and trying to “catch up” – if that is at all possible.   HA HA! A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity, along with some other administrators in my district who are also Digital Coaches, to have lunch with Bill Ferriter (@plugusin on Twitter).  Bill was presentingContinue reading “SD36 Admin Blog Reader Bundle and Other Reflections”

Leading the Learning

Our district is trying many new things in the area of technology, but more importantly, in the areas of creativity, collaboration, communication, and connections. We have a number of different opportunities in our district including a 6-part series called Engaging the Digital Learner Dinner Series for teachers and administrators.  We also have a 7-part seriesContinue reading “Leading the Learning”

PLN Starter for Elementary Teachers

Our school is one of the schools who received an Innovative Learning Designs Grant for this coming year.  This is Phase 2 of the District project.  You can learn a little about the Innovative Learning Design Project here. To help our teachers build their Personal Learning Network, I thought it would be a good ideaContinue reading “PLN Starter for Elementary Teachers”

It’s All About Relationships

I have been back on Twitter for a year now (I was originally Twitter in April, 2009, but didn’t really see the point of it, so I left it behind for a few years). It has been truly an amazing year of professional development and relationship-building. During this time, I have learned a great dealContinue reading “It’s All About Relationships”

10 Things I Want to Try or Learn About 10/10

10 Things I Want to Try or Learn More About In the Cloud To be honest, the “cloud” confuses and scares me a bit.  I just don’t get it. Clearly, I need to learn more about it.  Here are some “Cloud” applications I would like to get to know and explore further. 1.  Evernote –Continue reading “10 Things I Want to Try or Learn About 10/10”

10 Reasons Why I Blog 9/10

10 Reasons Why I Blog 1. I blog as a way to making meaning.  Blogging helps me think about and process information.  I find it therapeutic to take in, reflect on, and then express my feelings and thoughts through my writing. Sometimes, during challenging times, this is difficult to do so in a diplomatic manner. ThisContinue reading “10 Reasons Why I Blog 9/10”

Posterous!

Have you ever heard of Posterous? Until recently, I had not heard of Posterous.  Heidi Hass Gable (@HHG) introduced it briefly to my Study Group before Christmas. As a result, we decided to focus on Posterous at our Study Group meeting recently. I must say, I am so happy that Heidi introduced this tool toContinue reading “Posterous!”

I’m Back and On the Mend

I’m Back! I have been unwell for the past week.  Apparently, it was time for my yearly visit with my friend Bronchitis, with a bonus stopover from Sinus Infection. Misery loves company, don’t you know. This is how I looked, I’m sure: While I did manage to get myself in to work on Wednesday andContinue reading “I’m Back and On the Mend”