Let’s Talk About: 5 Free Ideas for Teacher Appreciation

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  Teacher Appreciation week is right around the corner.  Every administrator agrees they value the faithful teachers who work alongside them. With a limited budget, it can be difficult to demonstrate how much. I thought it might be helpful to suggest five free ideas as with no cost and a little effort we can make sure … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Educational iPad Apps

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It’s hard to imagine that the iPad was only released eight years ago.  The fundamental shift in technology use in those years has been absolutely staggering.  This video shows how the first purchasers believed the tablet should be used: to check email, watch movies and to read in bed among other things.  While initially a … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Technology Integration

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  In this podcast, I talked about three different approaches teachers give coaches when talking about technology integration.  After you listen to the podcast, I would encourage you to think about your approach to technology integration.  Do you use technology as a help for the teacher or to engage your students?  When thinking about using … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Professional Learning

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In this podcast I talked about the differences between continuing education, professional development and professional learning.  After you listen to the podcast I would encourage you to shift to professional learning where you can determine what you learn and how it will change what happens in your classroom. Don’t depend on your school district as … read more »