professional learning

V.I.R.G.I.L. Con

V.I.R.G.I.L. Con

As I reflect upon my journey as an educator, Professional Learning and mentoring have been my constant companion. Without the counsel and support of my fellow educators, I doubt that I would still be teaching. In 2015, I decided to give back. Along with Stephanie...Read more ›
Are You a Weekend (PD) Warrior?

Are You a Weekend (PD) Warrior?

I am one of “those” teachers – you know the kind. The one who comes in early and stays later than most. The one who takes work home and is up late working on new ideas and activities for her students. And the one who spends her weekend attending conferences and...Read more ›
Sharing Ideas with @Learning100

Sharing Ideas with @Learning100

An important part of my role as a student learning coach in a K-5 building (with over 40 teachers) is to encourage each of them to implement new or different ideas whenever, wherever, and however they can in order to enhance student learning outcomes. That effort...Read more ›
Want to Grow as an Educator? PRESENT!

Want to Grow as an Educator? PRESENT!

I was recently involved in a #caedchat Twitter chat in which the question was posed – “What is the value of speaking at a conference? How does one go about doing so?” This question got me thinking (as they usually do) and it probed me to do some...Read more ›
The Importance Of Feedback

The Importance Of Feedback

One of my roles as Director of Educational Technology for the Roseville City School District is to lead changes with grading and support teachers with their grade books. One thing that keeps coming up in my learning is the importance of feedback.  There are some areas...Read more ›