Two weeks ago, I wrote a post about women in in Ed Leadership, combining some thoughts I had about women in ed tech leadership with thoughts about educational leadership in general..I promised myself (and the Internet I suppose) that I was going to show up. I was going to do what I could to get … Continue reading EdCamp Leadership in Sketchnote
This is a little rambling, but it's my first post in a while. Forgive me!So, this year I was #notatiste. I was fortunate to be sent to ISTE in 2011 in what was probably a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Thankfully, there's a great and very active community of people who engage in ISTE style learning from their … Continue reading I’m going to show up.
One of my goals this summer was to completely align my lessons and activities with the Common Core Standards. It's been quite an undertaking, and I don't think I'll get everything done I wanted to.As part of that, I made the orgnizational tool I posted about earlier.I've been busy adding in lessons and activities and slowly … Continue reading My Epic Nonfiction Project
So, one of my major undertakings this summer has been to prepare myself to teach the Common Core standards. I don't want to completely re-invent the wheel, but I also want to make sure that I'm teaching everything I'm supposed to.As a result, I've created this planning document!One of my goals for the upcoming year … Continue reading 8th Grade ELA Common Core Planning
After about a year and ten different blog names, I think I've finally settled on Pensive Chatter! In this blog I'm just planning to share whatever moves me at that moment. I think it'll be heavily focused on education ideas geared towards 8th grade language arts and plant-based recipes and thoughts. We'll see where this … Continue reading Finally!