Common Core Technology Skills Self-Assessment

This awesome self-assessment was created by some awesome people in the State of California was adapted from the Technology Skills Matrix for students. Essentially, the idea is that "if students are to know these skills in various areas of technology at different grade levels, teachers and administrators should be proficient as well. This assessment can be … Continue reading Common Core Technology Skills Self-Assessment

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10 Educational Technology Podcasts You Can’t Miss

For those of you out there who listen to podcasts already - bravo! For those of you who don't... not to worry, you soon will! Podcasts are a fantastic way to learn more about your craft as an educator, and a way to get timely professional development while you are doing other things. Listen to … Continue reading 10 Educational Technology Podcasts You Can’t Miss

12 Free PD Courses You Should Take This Summer

Most teachers spend their summers enjoying some time off, working a second job, or traveling the country to visit conferences and professional development opportunities on the dollars of their school. This summer, you can engage in some meaningful professional development right from the comfort of your couch for the low, low fee of absolutely nothing! … Continue reading 12 Free PD Courses You Should Take This Summer

Harnessing The Powers of Google Search!

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to present to some wonderful Texas educators at the Google Apps for Education Texas Summit. My presentation was all about harnessing the powers of the almighty Google search, and it was well received by the educators who were present. In the hopes of sharing the wealth, here is my presentation … Continue reading Harnessing The Powers of Google Search!