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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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Mobile CSP Course 2015-2016 School Year

Alina Spaulding and I are taking part in a pilot course titled Mobile CSP or Mobile Computer Science Principles during second semester of 2015-2016.  This course is designed to introduce students to computer science while preparing them for the AP CS exam.  No experience is required!  If you are interested in learning more, visit www.mobile-csp.org  or … Continue reading Mobile CSP Course 2015-2016 School Year

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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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Technovation Challenge @ GD

The Technovation Challenge offers great opportunities for young women between the ages of 13-18 as student collaborate, create, think critically, and communicate with the world while creating an app to benefit a local non-profit community.  This global competition provides a full curriculum for creating a startup company, mentors, and other opportunities for young women. We are excited to … Continue reading Technovation Challenge @ GD

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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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GD Global Scholars

Over February vacation, I had the pleasure of accompanying 32 high school students along with three other chaperones on a Service Learning trip to Peru.  What a life changing experience for each of us.  Some of the highlights for me included the culture, the people, the places, the history, and last but not least, watching the students transform as … Continue reading GD Global Scholars

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February 3 & 10, 2015

Digital Portfolios are a great way for students or staff to collect evidence of their exemplar works.  A variety of web tools may be used to accomplish this.  Staff here at GDRHS, have already invested some time in ePortfolios using tools like Google Sites, Evernote, WordPress and more.  My current tool of choice is WordPress.  Mr. … Continue reading February 3 & 10, 2015

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January 27 & 29, 2015

Today’s Tech Tuesday session will focus on Google Classroom.  Do you want to save some trees?  How about your time?  Would you like to connect with your students using tools and resources that they are comfortable with?  It sounds like you are ready to move your classes into a digital environment.  Stop by the library on … Continue reading January 27 & 29, 2015