Projects/Activities

Posts in this category describe projects I have assisted in and feel are good examples of technology integration.

Taking Badging to a Whole New Level

Sometimes I really think my teammates say to themselves, “How can we really throw Dan a curve ball?” That’s what I think was going through Kim and Jess‘s heads when they described an idea they had that needed a little…

An Add-ons Extravaganza!!!

***Update3*** Had to add another column (fixing the formula to make sure it places the edit Form URL in the correct column) called: “IF Condition” We discovered that formMule ran faster than the script to insert the URL. Now that…

NüYü “Panther Pause” Challenge

In my school, we have a program, Performance Reveals Individual Student Magic (P.R.I.S.M.) which is our gifted and talented program. A group of students within the program identified an area affecting students across the country and determined a solution. The…

Take Apart Day 2016-17

Last year I wrote about Take Apart Day. This year we had more students come out and get their hands into the innards of some items like a toaster, alarm clock, old desktop computer, an “Easy” button, etc. The students…

A Coaching Win…The Story of Kelly Lee

Recently I read a post, one in a series, by Adam Schoenbart titled ‘The Coaching Chronicles: Small Victories, Big Impact‘. It reminded me of a “victory” I had the pleasure of hearing about this week. A little back story, right around the…

A New Tool (at least for me) to Try!

This year, in addition to being building based (I’m at a middle school) the members of the Teacher Resouce Specialists for Technology (TRST) team and I are also department based. This means I will also be coordinating with the Math…

A Teacher Inquires…

“I want to dip my feet into badging. I want to introduce it very simply with not a whole lot for me to manage on my end. I want to hold the students accountable for earning it, but don’t want…