EdTechTeacher Innovation Summit is Here!

I'm looking forward to presenting at the EdTechTeacher Innovation Summit in San Diego on Tuesday of this week. The conference promises to bring together talented educators who are trailblazers. This sounds amazing to me and I eagerly await the opportunity to learn, grow and connect with educators at this EdTech event! 

Explore a Powerful ESL Project

This week when I met with a talented colleague, Deanna Otten, to collaborate and design a lesson for her ESL students, we hit the jackpot! 

Deanna shared a video project she was working on in which students created iMovies on an iPad to narrate stories and share experiences they had over winter break. As you will see, each of the students did a fantastic job of writing, illustrating and narrating their short stories, and Deanna put the work together to create a delightful iMovie. We both agreed that the next step would be publishing.

3 Ways to Embrace ThingLink EDU in the New Year

Happy New Year to All!
ThingLink EDU has continued to grow in 2015 to include more than 1,000,000 edu users. Along the way we’ve developed some pretty great ways to use our amazing tool to transform teaching and learning. Please explore 3 Ways to Embrace ThingLink EDU in the New Year. We hope you will get inspired to try one of these ideas in the classroom this year!  Read more on the ThingLink Blog for Education.

Kicking off the New Year with Design Thinking

Over the course of the past 7 years I've been weaving a web of digital tools to support teaching and learning, and that work is documented on this blog

I began my journey into the use of digital tools for teaching and learning through blogging in March, 2009 and have thoroughly explored a substantial number of tools along the way. I've added the most flexible tools to my own digital toolkit, which has grown into a collection of tools capable of supporting powerful learning experiences. As I reflect on this learning journey, my mantra remains the same, I Blog to Learn!