The People and Moments That Define Us

A Principal's Reflections

My father was an elementary principal for 30 years and I always admired how he was able to inspire his staff to focus on student learning. As a classroom teacher I felt that my impact was limited based on the number of students I had contact with on a daily basis.

Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences With Technolgy

EdTechSandyK

This content below is written as a reflection on what I learned in week four of the Teaching with Technology course I am taking as I pursue a master''s degree in educational technology leadership. The two themes that stood out the most for me during Week 4 of Teaching With Technology were "cooperative/collaborative learning" and "contextual/situational learning". I found that I love learning "across space"! The power of cooperative learning, or as Pitler et.

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Musings & Lessons Learned from NECC09

The Daring Librarian

Musings, & Lessons Learned from the NECC Conference, 09. then think about the ONE thing you would like to learn or apply to your career in the next year. " pace yourself, you can''t learn AND use everything you hear about ALL the time! Build your PLN (Personal Learning Network) you''re not alone.even if you''re the only one in your school trying new things.you''re not alone if you join and participate and develop your PLN. Visit Classroom 2.0. --.

Connect, Share, Learn

A Principal's Reflections

It has been an incredible journey since I decided to become a connected educator back in March of 2009. Through connected learning and sharing, I have become better equipped to lead change at New Milford High School and to begin to transform the teaching and learning process.

Digital Leadership – LIVE Blog of Eric Sheninger Keynote at Leading Future Learning 2015

EdTechTeacher

Eric Sheninger, Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) and Scholastic Achievement Partners (SAP) , kicked off the 2015 Leading Future Learning conference with his keynote on Digital Leadership.

The Administrators Toolkit Updated and Refreshed

The Web20Classroom

I originally wrote this post way back in 2009. Most schools and districts spend lot of time and effort trying to get their teachers up to speed on technology and its use/place in the classroom. Visit my post on hashtags and chats to learn more.

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“If everything in life is a game, then we need to choose the games we play carefully.” – Szymon Machajewski, USA

Daily Edventures

By combining them both, he and his students are innovating together every day, both in person, and online. “Teaching and learning today involve tools, which are online,” says Machajewski. This is true for online and classroom courses. I use Twitter, YouTube, Blackboard, and other tools to create collaboration in engaging learning environments. Szymon Machajewski has two passions: education and technology.

MSET Conference a Whole Lot of Awesome!

The Daring Librarian

Because we''ve had the opportunity in Maryland to see people like Will Richardson, Kathy Shrock, Hal Davidson, and of course my personal hero.Joyce Valenza and to LEARN cool new cutting edge things and get our minds blown and we only had to drive to Baltimore to do it.

My Edublog Nomiations 2011

The Daring Librarian

But what I get most from the Edublogs is an ever growing list of great new voices and views to add to my personal learning network. Classroom blog. Write a post that includes your nominations on your blog , link to them and link to this site ( See an example from 2009. )