The students are back in class and so are the Chromebooks. We’re gearing up for a great year in Burleson ISD. Here are some tech resources to help you and your students connect, collaborate, teach, and learn.
Chapter 7 of the Larmer, Mergendollar, and Boss text is titled “PBL in Informal Education and Summer Programs”. The authors define informal education settings as after-school programs, where supervised children alternate their time completing homework and participating in recreation until
I’m nearing the end of the Larmer, Mergendollar, and Boss text. I have one more chapter left. Chapter 6 “Leading a PBL Implementation Effort” in Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning offers great advice for campus and district leaders.
Last Sunday, I finished reading Chapter 5, Managing a Project, in Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning. I’ve spent the rest of this week on my exercise bike each morning reflecting on what I read. (For those who are
I’m actually slightly behind in my reading, blogging, and reflection – as I had multiple trainings this week. Therefore, during my workout, I had to cannibalize my usual reading/reflection time (5am–6am each day) for last-minute presentation prep. For those not
I’m about to read chapter 4 in the book Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning by John Larmer, John Mergendoller, and Suzie Boss. In chapter 4, I’ll dive into project design. However, before learning the specifics of gold-standard project
Last week, I submitted three professional goals to my supervisor. In my first goal, I indicated I wish to learn more about project-based learning (PBL), so I can help our campuses incorporate PBL practices into their curricula. Next, I want
Tuesday, I had the pleasure of attending Region 11’s Annual Social Media Conference, which is designed to provide professional development for K-12 educators, higher-education faculty, and community business leaders. Here’s a summary of the sessions I attended, along with what
While attending e-Merge at Region 11 ESC last week, I had the honor to present What About Them? Free Google Tools to Help Special Needs Students, which you can explore below. During the presentation, I highlighted 14 free or freemium
I recently stumbled across an edtech gem – VoiceNote II – a free speech-to-text Google extension or app that works well on Chromebooks and PCs. (Sorry, I don’t have access to a Mac, so I can’t try it on Apple’s