Professional Development

Making Maker Teachers

Making Maker Teachers

It’s not that teaching kids is easy. It’s not. Obviously. But teaching adults is a whole different kind of tricky. Beyond that, it’s different running sessions at conferences in front of people who, in theory, choose to come into your room and sit...Read more ›
8 Podcast Episodes You Should Check Out

8 Podcast Episodes You Should Check Out

Later this week I will be attending the Fall CUE conference here in Northern California. I believe it is my 7th or 8th of this in a row… you see I’m a bit of a tech conference junkie! I am leading a few sessions this year. One titled “#CreateWithChromebooks” and...Read more ›

Fall CUE Conference – We Will Be There!

Dear Fall CUE Attendees, Partners, Speakers, and Vendors, Northern California has been devastated by the ongoing fires. We know that educators and students have been affected and are in need. Several CUE members have lost their homes entirely. Some of you are probably...Read more ›
Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

When I was about 14 years old, in the late 1970s, my parents opened a small ski shop. As part of the process, they allowed me to become a “certified technician” for the ski bindings. It was a real thing because one needed to be certified to be able to mount and adjust...Read more ›
Professional Development: The Next Generation pt 1

Professional Development: The Next Generation pt 1

“Professional Development” has a negative connotation for many teachers. In other professions, professionals are hungry for training on the latest techniques, mindset and tactical approaches. NASCAR Pit Crews get training. If they fail to get a tire changed in...Read more ›