18 Oct
2017

Sometimes, an author’s words light your soul on fire, and you know you can’t go back to the way it […]

Framework for Measuring Innovation in Education
14 Oct
2017

When discussing innovation in education, I often hear, the stakes are high, higher than that of the “business world.” Failing […]

Innovation - ripples
16 Sep
2017

Apple released its iPhone X, Home Pod, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the latest iteration of the Apple Watch […]

XPRIZE
09 Sep
2017

My grandmother, an educated, articulate woman, suffered from altzheimers for almost a decade before she left our world with virtually […]

Apple Keynote
04 Sep
2017

9.12.2017 – 1 PM EST Apple’s cult-like following eagerly awaits the Apple Keynote scheduled for September 12th. Why? Because Apple […]

Make a wish
27 Aug
2017

On my way home this week, the flashing blue lights in my rear-view mirror demanded attention, followed by the shrill […]

Graduation
19 Aug
2017

The world no longer cares about what you know. The world cares about what you can do with what you […]

Welcome
05 Aug
2017

In my last blog post, I mentioned that I changed jobs recently, so I’m like the millions of students about […]

ISTE Standards for Educators
28 Jul
2017

Personnel shuffles are winding down after the frenzied end-of-contract summer moves and back to school sales symbolize the final days before […]

InnovateCincy - Blog Header
15 Jul
2017

This year, I was fortunate enough to help plan the first #InnovateCincy Camp held at the Xavier Center for Innovation […]

You - Learner
24 Sep
2017

In education, our attention generally looks at the student. It is certainly our end goal but to effectively educate our […]

PLC
06 May
2017

In the Fall, I heard a teacher from another district say, “if the district introduces something with an acronym, we […]

31 Mar
2017

Kathleen McClaskey, co-author of How to Personalize Learning and Make Learning Personal joins me for a personal interview about personalized […]

Love Learning
18 Mar
2017

Two elusive phrases, student agency, and teacher agency are finding their way into strategic plans, Twitter feeds, and publications everywhere. […]

Dyslexia
18 Feb
2017

When I want to quit and feel that changing the way we teach kids is a futile endeavor, I remember […]

Passion Based Teacher Group
12 Feb
2017

In my last blog post featuring a group of 6th Grade Teachers from Mercer Elementary, an organic group named Meraki […]

User Experience
30 Dec
2016

Software developers epitomize the Growth Mindset (Carol Dweck), Innovator’s Mindset (George Couros), and Grit (Angela Duckworth). If developers didn’t have […]

18 Oct
2017

Sometimes, an author’s words light your soul on fire, and you know you can’t go back to the way it […]

02 Oct
2017

It’s week two in #IMMOOC with George Couros, and I’ve been reflecting upon the 8 Characteristics of an Innovator’s Mindset. […]

26 Sep
2017

I’m engaging in a virtual learning opportunity #IMMOOC with George Couros. One of the questions posed this week, “Talk about […]

16 Aug
2017

Written by: Meghan Lawson It’s hard! It’s scary! You will want to retreat! But it’s worth it. A few months […]

15 Aug
2017

Written by: Meghan Lawson As my feet hit the pavement, I round the corner and breeze past the local laundry […]

George
12 Aug
2017

My new Superintendent, Dr. Gail Kist Kline, opened up one of the most amazing conferences around, the Mason Learning Series, […]

Welcome
05 Aug
2017

In my last blog post, I mentioned that I changed jobs recently, so I’m like the millions of students about […]

28 May
2017

  Mindfulness noun mind·ful·ness \ˈmīn(d)-fəl-nəs\ is the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, […]

Perspective
21 May
2017

Over the past few weeks, my technology department has been dealing with one crisis after another. Almost all of them […]

Canva Logo
04 May
2017

Innovators create. Whether in the form of a whiteboard drawing, napkin scribble, or a well thought out design, creating is essential to […]

27 Apr
2017

As we push students to create content and synthesize information, furnishing them with an arsenal of tools helps provide choice and encourages […]

Digital Storytelling
13 Apr
2017

Get those creative juices flowing! Adobe released FREE software for creating videos, graphics, and web stories. Watch the video below to […]

24 Hours
06 Apr
2017

Prefer to listen? Enjoy the podcast version of this post below: Use Google Keep to stay organized, manage your time, […]

18 Oct
2017

Sometimes, an author’s words light your soul on fire, and you know you can’t go back to the way it […]

Framework for Measuring Innovation in Education
14 Oct
2017

When discussing innovation in education, I often hear, the stakes are high, higher than that of the “business world.” Failing […]

02 Oct
2017

It’s week two in #IMMOOC with George Couros, and I’ve been reflecting upon the 8 Characteristics of an Innovator’s Mindset. […]

26 Sep
2017

I’m engaging in a virtual learning opportunity #IMMOOC with George Couros. One of the questions posed this week, “Talk about […]

You - Learner
24 Sep
2017

In education, our attention generally looks at the student. It is certainly our end goal but to effectively educate our […]

Innovation - ripples
16 Sep
2017

Apple released its iPhone X, Home Pod, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the latest iteration of the Apple Watch […]

XPRIZE
09 Sep
2017

My grandmother, an educated, articulate woman, suffered from altzheimers for almost a decade before she left our world with virtually […]

Apple Keynote
04 Sep
2017

9.12.2017 – 1 PM EST Apple’s cult-like following eagerly awaits the Apple Keynote scheduled for September 12th. Why? Because Apple […]

Make a wish
27 Aug
2017

On my way home this week, the flashing blue lights in my rear-view mirror demanded attention, followed by the shrill […]