ConnectedTL, Google Certified Innovator, Lifelong Learning, Professional Development, Soft Skills

My Educrushes – Connected Life Matters! #CE15 #connectedtl

October 5, 2015

I’m asked often how I manage to stay connected to other educators on Twitter, Voxer, in regional groups, and face-to-face while also (1) completing my day job, (2) being a mom, (3) being a wife, (4) being me, and (5) keeping a smile on my face. To these people, I dedicate this post because the simple truth is this: being…

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ConnectedTL, CUE, CUE Rockstar, Lifelong Learning, Professional Development, Servant Leadership

A Year in Review – #connectedTL #cuerockstar

July 10, 2015

When I think back over my professional journey this last year, I am reminded of one of my favorite movie lines compliments of Ferris Bueller: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around for a while, you could miss it.” To say that my professional life has been moving fast is a gross understatement. Here’s a quick…

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ConnectedTL, Google for Education, Lifelong Learning, Professional Development

Certified Google Educators: How do you become one and what does it mean? #lusded #GoogleEDU

March 9, 2015

Congratulations to Cinnamon Johnsrud (@cbjohnsrud), Becky Connolly (@bconnolly13),¬† Laurie Balsano (@one4Laurie), and Lori Jenkins (@lorij94)! Now… who’s next?! Almost every day that a teacher steps foot in the classroom, she/he commits to learning. Whether she plans to learn from and with her students, or she finds a gem on Pinterest to spice up their classroom space, or she visits www.lusdeducators.org…

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ConnectedTL, Google Certified Innovator, Professional Development

What does it mean to be a member of the Google Teacher Academy Cohort – Austin, TX? #GTAATX

October 29, 2014

There are few moments in our lives as educators that we get to see the benefits of our hard work.¬†Occasionally, a student might write a letter or drop into our classroom a few years after they’ve graduated to tell us that they appreciated “bla, bla, and bla.” Or maybe you’ll run into a parent at the grocery store and hear…

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