Summer PD with the Folger Shakespeare Library

So for the last two weeks, I’ve been immersed an online class with the Folger Shakespeare Library. One of my professional development goals was trying to better myself and knowledge of my content. Usually, the Folger does in-person summer institutes. I didn’t realize we were one of the first of their online opportunities, but I’m so grateful for the opportunity to take a meaningful class for free and weave it in when it was convenient.

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In Denial: Goodbye, Summer

So I’m sure I am not alone in feeling this….the dread of the summer being over and the feeling of being overwhelmed about the new school year. While I don’t…

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Ready Player One Review

So, you may be wondering why I am reviewing a book on this site. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is a book that speaks to my heart because of…

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Changes for next year!

I am thrilled to share I’ll be back in the classroom next year, so expect more posts where I reflect on and document my use of technology at my new…

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Update from The Techy Teacher

What do you have to look forward to? I plan on featuring some of my favorite new and old apps: PearDeck, Noodletools, Hstry.co., Google Classroom, and Glogster. I plan to share lesson ideas for these programs, and I’ll share tips and advice from some of my favorite lessons. A new feature will also be a parent piece…tips and advice on keeping your child safe. If you haven’t checked out Common Sense Media before, do so! It’s an amazing resource for both educators and parents.

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