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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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My Journey as a Connected Educator: I wasn’t born this way… #ConnectedTL

January 6, 2015

2003-2010:¬† A good chunk of my professional teaching career has been spent in my classroom building lessons, researching, and grading. I’ve always considered myself a non-expert/learner in my subject areas of English and History – totally comfortable with my learning curve since that meant there was room for my students to teach me a bit. I’ve spent countless hours with…

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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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