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Google IT

It happened during Morning Meeting. I can’t believe I did this. Second graders were to greet each other in Arabic. We were having a hard time hearing and mimicking an Egyptian-born student’s pronunciation, so I googled it, and played it aloud for the class. Upon hearing my phone, the student Read more…


Twitter Mindset

Twitter can be addicting. I absolutely love this simple platform for professional learning and networking. Twitter can change your life–For better–And for worse. Twitter for Better: The Platform Twitter has changed my life for the better. Late to the game (joining in August, 2013), I’m definitely a much-improved educator because Read more…


To Selfie or Not?

Why Selfie? Your answer to that question says A LOT about you. What is your selfie motive? Is it just a vanity thing, or is there more to it than that? Your reason to selfie reveals your heart. There are definitely inappropriate Who, What, Where, and When. But how about Read more…


Put the Phone… Down?

I love my phone; it’s a part of me. I can recall very few waking hours in the last few years where I was not using my phone. Is that SO bad? I don’t think so. Is my opinion app-ed to change once I become a father? Maybe. Facing our Read more…