ConnectedTL, EduSelling

Edu-Selling

August 19, 2015

For those of us in the field of education, we’ve never thought of our jobs as Sales. Yet, I believe that’s exactly what our job is each and every day. You see, our product is education – in the form of lessons, units, projects, and initiatives. Our customers are the learners – in the form of students, peer teachers, administrators,…

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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, Twitter

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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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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