Leadership, PD, Personal

Blogging Buddies

It’s been nearly 3 years since I Heart EDU was born. In those three years, I have written 180 blog posts and reached hundreds of thousands of educators. While I have been able to share so much with my readers, I’ve also learned from them and spent time reflecting on who I am as an… Read More Blogging Buddies

Adventures in Innovation, EdTech PD, PD, Technology

BoostEDU: 4 C’s Self Assessment Launching May 6!

It has been far too long since I have shared updates on my Google Innovator Project, BoostEDU. BoostEDU is a program that supports teachers in transforming their traditional lessons into 21st-century lessons through an inquiry-based self-assessment and guided lesson design process. Currently, the program hosts a SAMR self-assessment, as well as a guided lesson design… Read More BoostEDU: 4 C’s Self Assessment Launching May 6!

EdTech PD, PD, Technology

Finding the Balance in Technology Integration

Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to share my Google Innovator Project, BoostEDU, with many educators. BoostEDU offers support to teachers for transforming their current lessons into 21st-century lessons through an inquiry-based process. One of the most important steps of this program is the SAMR self-assessment and the support that it provides… Read More Finding the Balance in Technology Integration

EdTech PD, Google Slides, GSuite, PD, Uncategorized

Creating a Class Newsletter with Google Slides and Remind

Effective communication between teachers and parents is one of the greatest factors of student success. The more teachers communicate with parents, the more parents will understand about the classroom, procedures, and their child’s progress in class. While we all know that teacher/parent communication is important, it can often be difficult to put systems into place… Read More Creating a Class Newsletter with Google Slides and Remind