#InnovateCincy Flyer
18 Jun
2017

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times: schools are not businesses and shouldn’t be run like […]

New Skills
03 Jun
2017

Talent Stack – the sum of all of your skills Scott Adams, the author of Dilbert, coined the phrase Talent […]

Soft SKills
27 May
2017

Critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity comprise what we call the 4Cs. These skills also fall into the “soft skills” […]

Sketchnote
20 May
2017

Sunni Brown, an author, business owner and visual notetaking evangelist debunks the idea that doodling is a distraction and that […]

I learn by....
13 May
2017

This week, I had the pleasure of attending three events where the number of teachers significantly outweighed administrators and each […]

PLC
06 May
2017

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

Blogging
29 Apr
2017

When I was young, I remember late nights writing on narrow lined loose leaf notebook paper creating stories, placing them […]

4 Tips You Can Use
22 Apr
2017

Over the past year, I’ve spent considerable time researching what makes companies innovative and how those attributes, methodologies, styles, and […]

Insights
15 Apr
2017

Can staff help improve the culture? Can students help teachers think of new and engaging ways to learn? Yes! Relieve […]

Student Tech Conference
08 Apr
2017

The day before spring break in my elementary school (40 years ago) equated to extra recess, movies, and killing time. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Time Management Graphic
14 May
2017

During our blended learning “recap” celebration this week, I listened carefully as teachers mentioned how frontloading their work improved in-class time […]

07 May
2017

Every Sunday, I try to inspire my readers and this week, I stumbled upon a nonprofit organization in California called Two […]

Student Creativity
23 Apr
2017

Sometimes, a video is all you need. Video not showing up for you? Watch by clicking here. “If we simply […]

Zuckerberg
16 Apr
2017

What do Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Elon Musk (Tesla), and Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) have in common? All three invest in their […]

Gecko
09 Apr
2017

bi·o·mim·ic·ry ˌbīōˈmiməkrē/ noun  the design and production of materials, structures, and systems that are modeled on biological entities and processes. -Google Biomimicry […]

Twitter
02 Apr
2017

What impact would it have on students if they stopped doing homework? What is the value of homework? Those are […]

Clock- what's your legacy?
26 Mar
2017

There’s something common about those of us in the education space; we want to make a difference. Our noble cause […]

19 Mar
2017

Fear prevents action. Fear focuses on the worst-case scenario. Fear loves the status quo. Fear is compliant.   Courage encourages […]

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, […]

#InnovateCincy Flyer
18 Jun
2017

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times: schools are not businesses and shouldn’t be run like […]

New Skills
03 Jun
2017

Talent Stack – the sum of all of your skills Scott Adams, the author of Dilbert, coined the phrase Talent […]

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, […]

Soft SKills
27 May
2017

Critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity comprise what we call the 4Cs. These skills also fall into the “soft skills” […]

Perspective
21 May
2017

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

Sketchnote
20 May
2017

Sunni Brown, an author, business owner and visual notetaking evangelist debunks the idea that doodling is a distraction and that […]

Time Management Graphic
14 May
2017

During our blended learning “recap” celebration this week, I listened carefully as teachers mentioned how frontloading their work improved in-class time […]

I learn by....
13 May
2017

This week, I had the pleasure of attending three events where the number of teachers significantly outweighed administrators and each […]

07 May
2017

Every Sunday, I try to inspire my readers and this week, I stumbled upon a nonprofit organization in California called Two […]

PLC
06 May
2017

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