Category: Professional Development

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

Helping My Admin Breakout!

One day my principal asked me for some help. She was part of a district wide administrators’ book study (The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell). Her group was responsible for leading a review of chapter 4,…

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…

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…

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…

Guest Speaker @ Constellations Summit (Summer PD)

After earning my Tynker Certified Educator levels 1 & 2 and then finalizing my Tynker Distinguished Educator status, I was asked to join Leandra McGriff, Tynker’s Educator Community Specialist, to co-present at a virtual conference. The session description: Driving The…

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┬áCommunity, 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…