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.

Whole School Meeting

Covid 19 has impacted education in many different ways; one way I’ve assisted my building admin is adapting our elementary whole school meeting. My school has a monthly meeting where they introduce the theme for the month which correlates to…

Broadcast Club

For the first time in my career, I’ve been co-facilitating a school club. Now of course this is after school, but also virtually! My school offers a Broadcast Club for fourth graders. With how the school year started, we took…

The 5C’s Club

I started something at my school… Wyoming’s 5C – Club. Now in education you probably have heard of the 4C’s: Creation, Communication, Collaboration and Critical Thinking. My school’s theme this year is Community, hence the fifth “C”. In the past, teachers…

Engaging with Our Content… PD

As I’ve mentioned in an earlier post, I have changed school districts and I’m back into a role as a tech coach (this district uses the title, Technology Facilitator). With the ongoing pandemic, our schedule affords me the opportunity to…

Session at NJECC 2021

I presented at my first virtual conference this year! The New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative (NJECC) 2021 Conference was held March 9th & 10th through the EventED platform. It was different, for me, since I couldn’t see or hear any…