Education

Posts in this category deal with general education musings of mine.

Google Forms Quizzes… My Smashed Example

I love what Google Forms, Sheets, and some extras (Add-ons & Extensions) can provide in terms of assessment, immediate feedback, badging, sharing of resources, timely communication… the list goes on. I’ve written in the past about various features within Google…

FREE Learning Opportunity This Summer w/ Me

Over the last 3 years, I’ve been stationed in a middle school as their Teacher Resource Specialist for Technology (technology coach). One way I have offered learning opportunities is by creating ‘Assignments’ in our school’s Google Classroom. These activities are…

A HyperDoc About HyperDocs

Much like in the Seinfeld episode above, my colleague, Stacey, and I had the idea to introduce teachers to HyperDocs by having them complete a HyperDoc on HyperDocs. This way they are authentically going through learning and doing each component.…

NJAGC’s Annual Conference

The New Jersey Association for Gifted Children (NJAGC) held their annual conference this past March at the Conference Center at Mercer. While I am not a member of the organization, my classroom-mate, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley, is and asked if I would…

How Can We See Superman Fly?

For the third year in a row, I was invited to one of my district’s elementary schools for their annual Math/Science Day (previous posts: 2016 & 2017). My teammates also joined me and the session wouldn’t have happened without them,…

Time to Make Amends…

At some point in time, everyone needs to take back something they have said. Today is one of those times for me on this blog. I wrote a post in May of last year offering a recommendation for an extension…

Take Apart Day 2017-18

The third annual Maker Ambassadors’ facilitated Take Apart Day happened on December 20th & 21st, 2017. (You can check out the posts from 2015 & 2016-17) The ‘Maker Ambassadors’ is a component of PRISM, a self-selected offshoot of my school’s…