Kindergarten Teaches the World

Ever since I heard about Somersaulting the Classroom for those still on the fence about a total flip, I was intrigued. Could something like this be done with my Kindergarten students? I wasn’t 100% sold on a total flipped classroom with 5 & 6-year-old students but I toyed with the idea all throughout my COETAIL […]

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Curating the Coach Better Slow Chat

Ever since I completed the Eduro Learning Micro Credential back in June I’ve made a conscious effort to stay connected (in some capacity) with my mentor Kim Confino & the Eduro Learning Team. The unique program was a valuable experience in which, similar to COETAIL, contained loads of personal and practical professional development. Upon completion, […]

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Techs & Balances

“Yes, kids love technology, but they also love legos, scented markers, handstands, books and mud puddles. It’s all about balance.”   – K.G. 1st Grade Teacher  In my classroom, there are eight Ipads making it a 2:1 student to iPad ratio. Still with a 2:1 ratio it’s important to be aware of the challenges of unnecessary use […]

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Unpacking Visual Literacy in Kindergarten

Visuals play such an important role in nourishing the imagination of young learners. Dr. Michio Kaku understands this importance and how images can promote curiosity and inspiring learning. As a Kindergarten teacher, I wholeheartedly agree with what Dr. Kaku states in the video below.  Do you? Comprehension, Creativity, & Critical Thinking with Visuals One way to help […]

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Connect Safely

In this brave new digital world, where nearly anything can be instantly accessed, what can you do to ensure you are connecting safely and protecting your privacy? Let’s start with these four tips: Think Before You Post Be Aware that on the Internet, “Free” Still Comes with a Price Clean up your Digital Footprint  Seek […]

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From Geeking Out to Reaching Out

In Jeff’s Utech’s book, Reach, he mentions making the Web and networks work for you. This changed my perspective and the role I play within the internet. It also allowed me to take a look at how I interact with the web, both personally and professionally. Then, I found myself reflecting on a few things; Why […]

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