Tech Tools

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…

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…