Let’s Talk About: Embracing Your Geekness

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July 13th is “Embrace your Geekness” day.  I just found out, and I’m very excited! If you were called a “geek”  in the late 20th century, it meant that you were smart and tech-savvy. Today if you are a “geek” it means that you are an expert or well-informed enthusiast of almost any distinct social … read more »


Random Acts of Kindness Week Everyday

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“Kindness is one soul touching another in a way that says I see you.” RAKtivist The Oxford Dictionary defines kindness as “The quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.” Their definition for random is “Made, done, or happening without method or conscious decision.” This February 11-17 is the celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Week. … read more »


What’s the Buzz: Active Learning

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Sometimes, when thinking about educational buzzwords, we only think about student applications.  As a coach, I realize that I need to apply the same concept when working with adults.  Active Learning is a concept that applies when working with adults as well as with children. As educators, we pick up and use buzzwords all the … read more »


Have You Heard? Teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

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  This quote expresses a sentiment that resonates with me. We, in education, are change agents.  Whether we are classroom teachers guiding learners or ed tech coaches leading teachers to implement technology in the classroom effectively, we must engage and inspire in a way that fosters growth and the desire to change. Students need to … read more »