Professional Development

These posts concern professional development opportunities either I have participated in or ran/organized/presented.

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…

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…

Making Content Interactive…

This year, I want to start making more of an effort to share what I facilitate with my teachers. Each month, I offer PD Periods in my school where I try to select an overarching topic applicable to all teachers…

Summer Recap…

Hello blog-o-sphere, I’mmmm Back! I wanted to do a quick post recapping some of my tech integration updates from over the summer. Summer Google Classroom – I had a total of 27 “students” participate in the 💡Integration Ideas💡 Classroom w/ 18 different ‘Assignments’…

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…