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The #Hashtag180 App

With the educational infrastructure being pulled and stretched this year, educators, parents, families, and communities invested great efforts to rise to the challenge. No longer was it seemingly guaranteed which associate of the school community would be ensuring that learning efforts progressed toward learning expectations. What are we doing? What Read more…


My First Poster: #GridPlans at #NCTIES19

I love presenting. I’m always fascinated by the different kinds of presentation formats available nowadays. The infrastructure of the presentation may be even more important than the message itself. It’s true. And knowing your space, setup, and schedule of activities will directly impact how effective you are in communicating your Read more…


Reflection Over Time

I was wrong. Here’s a try that definitely failed. But why? #HamstraHighlights is committed to archiving and sharing experiences as a learning portfolio. Personal journeys aren’t about showcasing all the time. After all, educators talk about students failing forward, and yet it’s still considered a risk for some educators to Read more…


Doing Professional Learning: Part 2

What’s your favorite way to learn? My learning experiences have to be meaningful, memorable, and somewhat personalized, while helping me become better for kids. At conferences and unconferences alike, I look for ways to become better in addressing the Whole Child at 30,000 feet, before landing on one specific path at Read more…


The #ncties That Bind

It’s about celebrating moments with people. I love the conference experience, because I love people and their stories. When learners of all ages meet face-to-face to exchange ideas, learn from each other, and continue seeking ways to make teaching and learning better for all–That’s powerful! To me, conferences are not Read more…


Showcased Learning: The Second Question

Showcased-Learning. WHAT? Is this an oxymoron, or is it a paradox? Is it possible to have a final-product-process? What’s this all about? Every spring, the North Carolina Technology In Education Society (NCTIES) has an annual conference. Educators from around the state (and occasionally beyond) converge on Raleigh to share best Read more…