As a teacher, there are plenty of tasks that will demand a lot of time, that it seems impossible to balance it out on some days – school work, family responsibility, home chores, professional development, and even personal time. The list could go on. These tasks seem to constantly pile up with no end in
We, in education, sometimes feel like we need to do it all. I am here to tell you, no. You don’t have to. In fact, I am going to recommend that if you are indeed trying to do it all, you will actually accomplish less. How do I know this? Because the more I take
Going paperless is a lot of work. I am not joking. But the payoff? Never having to teach with paper again. Imagine…you will never have to print out another copy of a worksheet, test, email, reminder…yeah, anything. I basically haven’t had to print a thing since 2014. It is no secret that having 1-1 Chromebooks makes
I am awesome at finding the right technology for my classroom. Finding a good mind mapping tool for teachers was an epic failure. I have tried the big names like Mindomo and MindMeister. I wanted a way to quickly create a workflow chart for the online graduate course I am taking on designing online courses.
You see something online you want to explain. You could instruct others to go there and explain when they are looking at it. It is easier just to take a screen shot and include an explanation right there. The problem is finding a tool that does this job well. There isn’t many. I get