WHAT'S ON MY MIND?

August 4, 2019

I am so close to the finish line, I can almost reach out and grab it! Currently I am finishing up my LAST course in my Digital Learning and Leading masters program through Lamar University. This masters program has taken me on a roller coaster of emotions... from tears...

April 7, 2019

As I sit here and reflect over the past 5 weeks, I cannot believe that it has only been 5 weeks. This course was by far the most work-heavy class I have taken thus far, and I only have 2 classes left before graduating. This course was not only assignment heavy, but rea...

March 29, 2019

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       School bullying today is no longer confined to just the lunchrooms, hallways and grounds of schools. Bullying has evolved to cyberbullying, online bullying, granting bullies access to their vi...

March 25, 2019

Ever seen a teacher by the copy machine whiting out the words "do not duplicate" on the bottom of the page in the workbook they are copying? As educators we have all heard about copyright, copyright infringement and fair use, but most educators brush off copyright laws...

March 16, 2019

This week I have learned so much about how technology impacts our daily lives. I have taken a look at my own digital footprint and discovered that I have done a good job keeping my digital presence professional. I researched the very popular social media platform, Snap...

March 6, 2019

Who are digital citizens and why does digital citizenship matter? 

If you spend any time online then TAG, you're IT! Digital citizenship matters and it is vital that we teach today's students and community that there is a difference between digital citizens...

February 23, 2019

In today’s digital age most of what we learn comes from an online source. When we are looking for information, we just pick up our smart phone, tablet or computer and have instant access to everything the world has to offer on the subject. The internet is full of knowl...

February 15, 2019

AHH! Online courses! If you have never taken an online course or seen an online course, it sounds incredibly daunting and maybe too "hands-off" for learners... but don't we want our students to be drivers of their own learning?

As the Innovative Learning Specialist for...

February 9, 2019

 This week I spent a lot of time uploading and publishing the first 4 modules of my online makerspace course using the LMS Schoology. I also spent time completely flushing out my entire outline for the course.

Interested in Makerspaces and what my course will be about?...

February 3, 2019

I am very outspoken when it comes to makerspaces and the benefits makerspaces can have on learners. If you have