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Twitter Learning – #TweetGrowth

Twitter is a great resource for professional learning. But similar to anything that I want to learn, if I do not have transfer goals to bring life and meaning to information, I will never truly learn it. My Twitter Growth Challenge: to reflect on this month’s top 5 likes a/o retweets (and tweets) from Twitter! As always, I am excited […]

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School Administrator – Digital Leadership Challenge

My recent blog post about the administrator’s classroom sparked a desire to challenge myself “to SAMR” my role as a school administrator. How can I model my growth as an administrator? In what ways can digital tools positively and effectively impact my role? To answer these essential questions, I created the school administrator’s digital leadership challenge. I look […]

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Twitter Learning – #TweetGrowth

Twitter is a great resource for professional learning. But similar to anything that I want to learn, if I do not have transfer goals to bring life and meaning to information, I will never truly learn it. My Twitter Growth Challenge: to reflect on this month’s top 5 favorites a/o retweets from Twitter! As always, I am excited about […]

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“Retweets” and “Favorites”: Why?

Have you ever paused to think about why you retweet 140 characters on Twitter? Why do you choose a tweet to favorite? What does a retweet really mean? Does this reaction to the tweet benefit you or your professional learning network? Maybe both…but nevertheless, it’s important identify and understand why we make this digital response. There are several reasons why others […]

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Educators: Digital Hygienists

I usually go to the dentist office twice per year. I am always greeted by my favorite dental hygienist – Asha. She does a great job of connecting with others – always taking the time to update me on her last six months and asking questions about what I have been up to as well. While we catch up, […]

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The Redesign of a 1:1 iPad Classroom

iPads…iPads…we all scream for iPads… Our learners were blessed to gain these amazing tools to increase learning relevancy and engagement. Now that the novelty has worn off, I am ready for to get down to business: real learning! In the process, I don’t want to the technology to become the learning outcome; instead I need […]

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My Vision Expression

My career as an educator and leader in secondary schools has taught me that learning must be relevant and passion-driven in order to captivate a learner’s mind. I seek to foster an environment in which learners and educators are innovative, collaborative, and technology experts in the learning process. As an educational leader, I strive to […]

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savmp

**This was unpublished draft since September** from the SAVMP. I thought I published it months ago, but I guess I did not. A real sign to reconnect. About a month or two ago George Couros, an inspirational technologically-driven instructional leader, presented the Twitter world with an amazing opportunity to form a mentor-mentor experience (yes, I […]

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