This post is sponsored by We Are Teachers Happy Tuesday, all! Every now and then, I hear about opportunities for teachers and students to participate in amazing programs that can bring new ideas, fresh perspectives, and possibilities for future content-related growth. Last year, for example, I found a program that would allow me to bring my students to the Hamilton play while gaining a deeper ... Read More about Bring STEM to Your School with Samsung!
Good morning, and happy Wednesday! I'm coming to you on my first day out of quarantine - WOOHOO!! My mom and dad are finally on the mend, and I am so grateful! While my daughters and I enjoyed our time at home, they particularly liked popping into the Google Meets that I had with my classes, I think they're ready to do their schoolwork with their teachers instead of "Mrs. Mom!" I've learned during ... Read More about Leading a Lesson with Quizizz
Happy Saturday, friends! I'm coming to you from my second cup of coffee and after my 25th Miracle Morning! I know I've said that I'll share my thoughts on it, and I will, but I'm trying to tread water right now! I know you all know exactly how I feel. Trying to balance work, school, family, and taking care of my mental and physical health is no small feat! Fortunately, we were off yesterday which ... Read More about Wireless Projecting with Google Meet
Good morning, all! Happy Wednesday! I'm coming to you today from my kitchen table - no, I'm not sick and neither are my kids! Today, I'm fortunate enough to present a seminar to amazing teachers on the West Coast about how they can use Google Classroom (and other awesome tools) to strengthen their Social Studies instruction. Even though I'm presenting my presentation from the comfort of my office ... Read More about 3 Ways to Customize Google Classroom
Happy Sunday, all! This weekend has been full of basketball games for both of my daughters, club volleyball open gym for my oldest, smooches and hugs from my two-year-old nephews, and, of course, tons of coffee :) I even napped today AND yesterday. Get outta town! Next weekend includes at least one, maybe two soccer tournaments for my oldest daughter, and a basketball game for each of them. I'm so ... Read More about Teaching with TikTok: Connections, Engagement, and Impact