Social Media and Why it Matters for your School

Social media matters.  It has become ubiquitous among users of all ages.  So it matters not just for you personally, but for your school.  It is important to have an active, engaging social media presence for your school.  This helps to build the school’s brand or image, and also to disseminate accurate information about your … Continue reading Social Media and Why it Matters for your School

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One website I (and my class) can’t live without

YouTube.  YouTube has so many great videos and channels and producers of quality educational content.  I’ve mentioned several here, but today I’d like to share with you one great example, and that is the YouTube channel “Nerdy Nummies”.  Here is one sample video of what this author-creator showcases on her channel: This channel as you … Continue reading One website I (and my class) can’t live without

Keep yourself (and your classroom) organized with these two tips

I’m something of a minimalist, and thus, paperwork from class is not something I like to have a lot of.  Disorganization breeds confusion, and the more “things” we’re talking about, means the more potential for mess and error.  When it comes to organizing and keeping track of student work, here are a couple of my … Continue reading Keep yourself (and your classroom) organized with these two tips

Badging & Micro Credentials in K-12 Education

In my current job within the higher ed sphere, there’s been much talk lately about badging and micro-credentials.  While they are still somewhat in the early stages, especially when it comes to their recognition and valuation in the workplace, that is slowly changing.  What badges and micro-credentials offer are flexibility provided within multiple pathways of … Continue reading Badging & Micro Credentials in K-12 Education