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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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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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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