MIA: Learning a balance in life and technology

MIA: Learning a balance in life and technology

Wondering why I haven’t blogged since OCTOBER?!??!! The answer: pregnancy and a newborn.  I have acclimated to being a mama.  Now it’s time to go back to sharing my students’ work.  Check back for ideas on how to incorporate technology into classroom management, ways to share student iPad projects, and how to develop reading comprehension … Continue reading

iTunesU Connecting Classrooms and Teachers

iTunesU Connecting Classrooms and Teachers

iTunesU is a revolutionary tool. Period.  It is the greatest tool I have used in my classroom and it redefines learning.  To optimally implement the use of this tool in one’s room, there must be an atmosphere of trust present.  Creating a space that allows students to work cooperatively and trust that work is getting … Continue reading

What Apps and Tory Burch Purses Have In Common

What Apps and Tory Burch Purses Have In Common

“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different” – Coco Chanel I don’t know of an educator that is extremely proud of his or her first year teaching.  Many don’t look back and think, “Wow, I had an outstanding year.  I wish I still taught reading the way I did then.” Personally, I have … Continue reading