Friday, February 28, 2014

Staying on Top of the Crazy

As employees in education, we have a lot that is asked of us. If you’re nodding your head right now, you know exactly what I mean! And you also know that it often feels like it’s impossible to stay on top of all the crazy AND use technology.

I’m going to show you my favorite tools for staying on top of all of the latest and greatest in education, libraries, technology, and school administration. No matter what you teach or how you affect a school, these tools can help you filter the internet down in to consumable chunks that will only take a few minutes a day to use.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Why I Broke Up With Weebly on Valentine's Day

I recently left Weebly for Google Sites.  I have nothing particular against Weebly.  For the right person it's an easy tool for making beautiful websites quickly.  But, in the end, it wasn't a good tool for me.  Read on to find out why.



Tuesday, February 18, 2014

My Debut Into Podcasting!

I was invited to be a guest on the podcast, House of EdTech, hosted by Christopher Nesi.  Here's a link to the full show notes and the episode.  Check it out!



Education: the Nesi Way: 4 Backchanneling and a Conversation with Carina Go...: Providing new outlets for your students to communicate through is something that all teachers should consider. At a time when career and c...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Top 5 Things to Remember BEFORE You Start Renovating Your Library

I am currently spending the second half of a $100,000 grant issued by the Lawrence Township Education Foundation.  Along the way I have learned a few things about renovating a library, and thought I would share the top 5 things you need to remember BEFORE you start renovating your library!