Education

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

How I Package Osmo For My School…

I recently became an Osmo Ambassador. As part of the program, we have monthly learning opportunities where any ambassador can share how they are using Osmo in their schools, districts, or personal/professional careers. I shared about how I have package…

Osmo + iPads = Hands-on Engagement

An Osmo from Tangible Play is an amazing educational tool used to enhance the interactivity of an iPad. It takes the power of the iPad’s camera and combines it with the interactivity of various manipulatives to create an engaging learning…

March “Tech”ness 2022!

March Madness Brackets are all the rage every spring, so much so, education has adapted & differentiated it for various means. Ever see a bracket for favorite children’s literature? How about educational technology? Maybe you’ve seen Kyle Niemis’s annual Ed-Tech…

NJECC Conference

At this year’s NJECC Conference I facilitated a session on green screening using Nearpod. Below is the embedded session. During the session, I share a resource Guide. Here is a link to the guide.

Update On My Last Post…

My last post, ‘Digital Activities for Students‘ had at the end of the post an app-smash using Tynker & Nearpod. Well, I thought it was something worth sharing, so at the last Nearpod: Camp Engage ‘Time to Collaborate’ (Feb. 25th-27th…

Digital Activities for Students…

Recently my district went Hybrid for a week. The teachers had afternoon Google Meet check-ins with students. The intention was not to teach any “new” information; in case any students couldn’t join in. I reached out to my fourth grade…

G-Tech Summit (Summer PD)

This past summer, I had the opportunity to facilitate two sessions at the G-Tech Summit. My sessions were: How You or Your Students Could Be Anywhere Make Google Forms Work For You Both sessions were delivered virtually and I presented…

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…