Author Archive for Mr. G.

Mr. G. started out as a fourth grade teacher. His love for integrating technology led him to a Master’s in Instructional Technology. He became the Technology Specialist in a K-4 building prior to its reconfiguration into a K-1 building. The following year he was the Instructional Technology Coach, assisting K-1 teachers on how to best use technology for student success. He also started as an adjunct professor for Instructional Technology at Arcadia University. In May 2012, he was accepted into the SMART Exemplary Educators program. Currently he is a teacher resource specialist for technology focusing on iPad & SMART Board integration in NJ. In addition to being a SMART Exemplary Educator he is a Nearpod Author, appoLearning Expert, ThingLink Expert Educator & Symbaloo PD Pro.

Keep Calm and Use Google Forms…

Scheduling 1600+ students? No problem! Allowing students to choose their schedule? We got this! Making sure grade levels don’t go rogue and sign up in another level? Don’t see an issue with that! Limiting sections within the schedule to ~30…

My November Share…

Each month I offer PD periods where I try and share an overarching topic with pathways that the attendees can select from and explore. I’ve posted about others in the past, most recently, Making Content Interactive; this month’s topic was…

A Coaching Moment & How Edji Helped…

An authentic coaching moment. In my school, language arts is called IRLA (integrated reading and language arts). One of my 7th grade IRLA teachers was preparing for an observation by having a pre-conference with my building’s principal. One of the…

Why I Love My Job…

I love when my inbox ‘dings’ with an email asking for collaboration! This is what I received when one of my Science Teachers, Rebecca, shared her Google Forms Quiz with me as a collaborator… “Dan, I was wondering if you…