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Day 9 – 30 Day Blogging Challenge

Write about one of your biggest accomplishments in your teaching that no one knows about (or may not care)… I skateboarded today for the first time and loved it. A student let me try to skate on his board. It … Continue reading

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Mentors, 30 Day Challenge – Day 6 #reflectiveteacher @teachthought

What does a good mentor “do”? A good mentor provides counsel, gives feedback, listens, and supports. Teaching is an incredible profession, but for many new teachers, teaching can be an incredibly tedious profession. Forms, digital grade books, progress reports, department … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenge – Day 5

Post a picture of your classroom and discuss what you see–and what you don’t see that you’d like to I see a different era of Ed Tech. I see holding on to resources no longer relevant to learning. I see … Continue reading

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Day 3 – 30 Day Challenge

Our suggested topic for today: Discuss one “observation” that you’d like to improve on for your teacher evaluation. This is a difficult topic for me to address. I have been inundated with evaluation over the last few weeks. Wisconsin is … Continue reading

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A New Found Respect For Single Parents @teachthought #reflectiveteacher Day 1

This post is dedicated to Janna I recently had the opportunity to spend five nights and six days with my daughters. This was the longest stretch of parenting alone I had done. On Day 3, I started to realize how … Continue reading

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The Next Few Weeks…

The phone will not be getting parked in the basket right when I walk in the door. In fact, I will be bringing the phone with me to the supper table. The iPad & laptop do need to be open, … Continue reading

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Can This Be True? @corey_livieri @emmy_mccabe @krauseunc @phillklamm

Duty free lunch. I’m hacking/tinkering/designing a bit. The Avett Brothers┬áHead Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise hits my Pandora and I cry. Just a bit, a mist of a tear. But my heart flutters and I feel it. For the … Continue reading

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