Adventures in Innovation, HyperDocs, Technology

Evaluating HyperDocs with BoostEDU

Last month, I had the great pleasure to work with the HyperDoc team and Lisa Guardino on how to use BoostEDU to evaluate HyperDocs.  I cannot express how nerdy excited I was to see the BoostEDU self-assessment in action! In this video, Lisa Guardino, an advanced HyperDoc designer, completes the In-Depth SAMR self-assessment on a HyperDoc that… Read More Evaluating HyperDocs with BoostEDU

Adventures in Innovation, Technology

BoostEDU: SAMR Resources to “Boost” Your Lessons

One of the key features of BoostEDU is the SAMR Self-Assessments.  In the SAMR Self-Assessments, educators are given the opportunity to assess the depth of SAMR in two ways: In-Depth SAMR Self-Assessment is used to analyze the depth of SAMR in specific areas of a lesson.  Educators will receive an editable Google Doc to add ideas for… Read More BoostEDU: SAMR Resources to “Boost” Your Lessons

Adventures in Innovation, Technology

BoostEDU: SAMR Self-Assessment Overview

Earlier this month, I publicly released my Google Innovator Project: BoostEDU.  BoostEDU is a program that supports teachers in transforming their traditional lessons through an inquiry-based self-assessment and guided lesson design process.  (Interested in learning more?  Watch this video.)  It’s been a lot of work but it has been very exciting to hear feedback from… Read More BoostEDU: SAMR Self-Assessment Overview

Adventures in Innovation

Adventures in Innovation: Input Needed for Digital Resources

One of my goals for the month of June was to build the first self-assessment form for BoostEDU.  The first self-assessment form will focus on SAMR and, over the next year, I intend to create more self-assessments aligned to 4 C’s, ISTE Standards, and TPACK.  The purpose of these self-assessments is to support teachers in… Read More Adventures in Innovation: Input Needed for Digital Resources

Adventures in Innovation, Personal

Adventures in Innovation: Five Takeaways from the Google Innovator Academy

An Experience of a Lifetime Last week, I had the privilege of attending the Google Innovator Academy in London.  I can say, without a doubt, that this was one of the most amazing and impactful learning experiences of my professional and personal life.  Every minute was filled with learning experiences to develop our innovation projects.… Read More Adventures in Innovation: Five Takeaways from the Google Innovator Academy