Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” – John Locke One of the most important skills for our digital learners is inspecting the information they consume with a critical eye. The challenge is to turn this into a habit students do outside the classroom. […]

9 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” – Japanese Proverb Setting goals keeps you focused and ties learning to a real-world purpose and mission. Accomplishing goals isn’t such an easy task for everyone, especially students. One of the goals in my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators: Small Steps to […]

Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Use Templates

Integrating technology isn’t an easy process. My technology knowledge continues to grow even with over a decade of experience, research, and professional development dedicated to education technology. Being a full-time educator and a mom to a newborn means I highly value my time. Therefore, I’m always searching for quicker and more effective ways to enhance […]

Google Theatre & Search Secrets #ISTE2016

Don’t miss the drama at ISTE? If you are looking for some shorter, dynamic presentations, then you may want to attend the Google Theatre at 12noon today (Wednesday) at room 103. Each presenter has 15 minutes to share their top Google tips. Google has saved me so much time and I highly recommend teachers learn the […]