📱Micro-tip: If you have an iPad or iPhone, did you know that if you “long hold” on some of the keyboard letter keys, you get variations of that letter with accents? If I long hold “n”, I can type señor. If I long-hold the “u” key, I get über-excited! […]
If you’re like me, you’re constantly finding cool education ideas and things that you want to learn about – later, when you have time. I literally find things daily. For a long time, I struggled with the best ways to save them so I could easily find and access them later. Here are a few […]
You can create custom QR codes with your logo right in the middle using QRCode Monkey 🐵 You can also set the color – either a single color or a 2-color gradient! This cute one links to my blog! https://www.qrcode-monkey.com/
As a Technology Integration Specialist, I get all kinds of interesting requests from teachers. They never cease to amaze me with their ideas and the things they want to learn. One of my very favorite unique challenges this year came from one of my first grade teacher friends.
She wanted to know […]
Anyone who knows me knows that this sign on my desk is pretty indicative of the way I go about things:
I’m a risk-taking, jump-right-in, what-could-possibly-go-wrong, all-in kind of girl. So when I heard OneNote desktop version is being sunsetted, I just sort of moseyed on over to the Windows 10 app and moved in. I’ve […]
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It warms my heart and brings me joy to see that glowing joy on a Special Education teachers’ face exclaiming, “We can DO that?”, “I didn’t know that was even A THING”, “I never even THOUGHT of it”, “NO WAY!!!”… and the unforgettable, “This is like a miracle!”
This new phenomena is spurred by some mandatory […]
A friend recently asked me to share some of my thoughts about why Ozobots are a worthy purchase for her school. As a long-time OzoFanGirl, the following recommendation and overview is what I sent to her. I sure hope that it persuades her administrators to put a bunch of Ozobots in […]
Someone shared this video with me this morning, and I haven’t been able to get the song out of my head ever since. I’m pretty sure I just did the same thing to you – sorry! It’s such a catchy little tune and it’s been around since I was a little kid, which means […]
I recently gave a technology leadership presentation on “Coaching the Coaches” (see image below).
Most of those in attendance were already Technology Integration Specialists (or tech coaches…we go by SO many different names) who aspire to achieve the next level by becoming recognized as their district’s leader, coordinator, department head, supervisor….or whatever the local title for […]