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Let’s Recap

Let’s Recap on what we learned today.  What an awesome and engaging video  reflection tool for any student or group.  Got questions?  Want to know what your students know or think about a topic?  Simply set up an account, create a class, add your questions and share the recap class pin with your class. Recently, … Continue reading Let’s Recap

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Women in Engineering Conference & the MGHPCC

Last week, students from Groton-Dunstable Regional High School, and some parents accompanited myself and Mrs. McCracken on a two part field trip.  We started the day at the Women in Engineering Conference at UMass Amherst.  A big thank you to Renee Fall and Paula Sturdevant Rees for helping to make this event a reality.  The … Continue reading Women in Engineering Conference & the MGHPCC

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Global Tweets #glbltwts

I have to admit, I was a bit nervous this morning as we prepared to kick off our Global Tweets Twitter Chat.  That said, the Global Classroom Connections Committee first ever Twitter Chat as part of the first ever Global Collaboration Day event was a great success.  We were excited to participate in this event and had a lot … Continue reading Global Tweets #glbltwts

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Global Collaboration Day!

Welcome to Global Collaboration Day event Global Tweets, #glbltwts! Join the Global Classroom Connections Committee on Thursday, September 17 at 11:00 EDT for our first Twitter Chat. Project/event description: Welcome to Global Tweets the GDRSD Twitter chat to share tips, tricks and experiences for creating Global Classroom connections. Whether you have experience with global classrooms … Continue reading Global Collaboration Day!

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100 Teacher’s Meeting

In December of 2014, I was recognized along with 99 teachers from across the United States, as a leader in Computer Science education.  Educators from across the United States traveled to the 100 Teachers Meeting in Washington D.C. for a 2 day workshop thanks to the National Science Foundation, NSF, and National Center for Women & Information Technology, NCWIT. What … Continue reading 100 Teacher’s Meeting

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Professional Goals

Jeannie Erickson and I decided to offer professional development for educators around the state as well as our respected colleagues here at Groton-Dunstable.  Two of the programs that we have offered focus on web-based tools both of which integrate with Google Drive.  On their own these tools are a great resource.  Partner them with Google drive and now staff … Continue reading Professional Goals

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Professional Goal – Co-Present at Technology Conferences

LucidPress is an awesome online tool for creating professional looking magazines, brochures, business cards, and much more.  It’s free for teachers.  I’ll admit it, I like cheap and free!  You can create free accounts for your students as well.  Another added bonus, LucidPress integrates with Google so students, staff, anyone with a Google account, that means … Continue reading Professional Goal – Co-Present at Technology Conferences

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Teacher Evaluation

As I accustom myself to WordPress and begin to build my Digital Portfolio, I thought I would take advantage of tags to collect and share evidence. With each post, I have the ability to create and add tags. In addition to projects, curriculum, technologies, and more, I can add my indicators as tags for easy … Continue reading Teacher Evaluation