Bitmoji Classroom Craze

Remote learning or virtual learning (whatever you choose to call it) began for most of the world’s children in March due to COVID-19 (or coronavirus). Around that time, the #BitmojiClassroom craze began. I think it was created by Shana Ramin. I avoided it because I had so many other things going on (coursework, work obligations,Continue reading “Bitmoji Classroom Craze”

Coaching During a Pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been running rapid all over the world. No one was prepared for it. NO ONE. We are walking around with masks, people are dying in the hundreds daily, we are quarantined, and the way things once were will no longer be. Trips have been cancelled, weddings, and social events… cancelled. COVID-19Continue reading “Coaching During a Pandemic”

Your Mental Health Matters

Mental illness: two words that when put together sound… scary, weird, even crazy. Those two words put together will have people give you a look of confusion as if something is wrong with you and they can see it on your face. Those two words have a stigma attached to them that MUST end. TheContinue reading “Your Mental Health Matters”

#WhyITeach

I have been working with children since I was a teen (17). When I was in high school, teacher’s aide and office aide were electives. I was Mrs. Cabil’s Kindergarten aide and she was an amazing teacher. I LOVED working with her students who are adults now. WOW.  There was one girl in particular whoContinue reading “#WhyITeach”

Educators Matter

I support #OklahomaTeacherWalkout. Those educators are not abandoning their students or their profession. They are advocating for better treatment of themselves AND the profession. I am baffled by the fact that the arming of teachers is being discussed and funded, yet funding for basic school needs are consistently depleting. Educators beg for school supplies (pencils,Continue reading “Educators Matter”

EDpuzzle

EDpuzzle is a digital tool that will allow you to “flip instruction, assess students formatively, reteach or introduce new content”. It even has a chrome extension! Whoop! Download the PD version of the infographic created by Dr. Juergensen, which will give you more insight into the dynamic digital tool.