My EdTech Life

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I love to learn, to explore and discover, to grow and grow wiser. There's nothing like a good book, or a new idea, to make me feel alive. I'm passionate about learning; it's what makes me happy. No matter what life throws my way, I know tha…

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We all know that a healthy school culture is key to having a successful school, but it's hard to create and maintain one.  It's not always easy to spot the early signs of a toxic school culture, but by the time things have gone bad, it can be …

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Do you know how to keep your teachers from leaving?  It’s no secret that teacher retention is a huge issue in the United States. In this blog post, we explore some ideas that school districts can use to help keep their teachers. We hope …

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Despite deep concerns with current professional development, I regard it as an instrument to assist me in planning and improving instruction. However, I consider the ideal professional learning experience to be: Relevant Personalized professional …

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Inspired by Punk Rock Classrooms S3 EP. 06 Punk Rock Communication Photo by sofatutor on Unsplash Schools and educators must build relationships with parents. In addition to making them feel welcome on campus, school …

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  Blog post inspired by a Debbie Boyer Lead4ward training. The mentor-teacher relationship is a long-standing tradition in the education profession. It’s an important part of what teachers do, and it can help new teachers adjust to …

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Post inspired by Punk Rock Classrooms guest Gabbi Buckley Schools are the backbone of education. They are where students spend most of their time during the day, and where they go for education to become productive members of society. This is…

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Growth Mindset + Vulnerability This blog post was inspired by Episode 90 of My EdTech Life Vulnerability and Growth Mindset are two concepts that should get a lot of attention in the education field. Schools across the country are increasingly val…

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If you are a teacher or school administrator, you know that there can be many good reasons for teachers to leave the profession. Some of these include low pay, lack of support from administration and parents, and poor working conditions. Howev…

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A blog inspired by an appearance on the Unlock the Middle Sunday roundtable discussion The world of education is constantly changing and evolving, with new methods and technologies popping up every day. There is no one way to teach o…

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