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Episode 33 – Summer PD

After a springtime break from podcasting, The Drive returns! Things to consider for this summer include what professional development can do, gamification, and app smashing.  Apps for you to look into: Explain Everything, Halftone 2, GarageBand, iMovie, Green Screen by Do Ink, Tellagami, Action Movie FX,  Story Cubes (or here). EXplore Like …

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Using IFTTT

This post will be short and sweet.  I have been playing around with a couple of different sites: Medium and LinkedIN. Trying to combine my blog with both of these sites led me to try out using If This Then That (IFTTT). Have you tried any of these sites?  Do …

Three Minute Tech Byte: Google Keep

Google Keep is an excellent way to keep up with lists, notes, ideas, things…check it out!  There is an app (and a Chrome Extension) for that no matter what your device (Android/Apple) – so stop forgetting things!  Keep Them! As always, your feedback is important, leave your thoughts in the form …

I Have No Words

I Have No Words

There was a recent article posted concerning one way to save some money for our education budget.  This super cool plan even made it all the way to the Washington Post.  What is this amazing plan?  The plan that will help put a dent into our almost $1 billion deficit? …

Student Appreciation

Student Appreciation

We recently wrapped up teacher appreciation week – which is nice.  I always enjoyed the ice creams and occasional gift cards.  My administrators were always on the lookout for ways to show their gratitude.  My favorite was when Carrie Higdon hand delivered Starbucks coffee – she came by my room …

New Stuff

New Stuff

It has been a long time since my last blog post.  One of the things all of those blogging/social media websites say is most important is the frequency with which you blog.  Oops.  It is not for lack of wanting to share, more like exactly what…New Stuff is coming.  The …

Comfort Zone

Challenge Yourself

Coming up on tonight – 5 March – the #oklaed chat will focus on challenging yourself.  The idea here is to identify something in your practice that would be a bold new step for you to take.  Be intentional here.  Think outside the box.  Don’t do something crazy just to …

Episode 32 – Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives

Digital Natives/Digital Immigrants There is a difference between these two groups of people.  There are also assumptions that are made that should be reconsidered as well.  This podcast came from these two tweets: @MrsBeck25 @TeachFromHere Sooo what is your role in the NASCAR simile? https://t.co/oDLSldoaya — Vanessa Perez (@vperezy) February …

Maslows Pyramid

Digital Immigrants vs. Digital Natives

My #oklaed partner in crime @vperezy got my dander up the other night with the following tweet: @MrsBeck25 @TeachFromHere Sooo what is your role in the NASCAR simile? https://t.co/oDLSldoaya — Vanessa Perez (@vperezy) February 19, 2017 "Young teachers need no #EdTech support-they're #DigitalNatives" is same as "I can drive NASCAR cuz …

31 – Setting Goals

 Setting Goals for 2017 It’s a new year!  Forget the resolutions, set some practical goals to reach for this year.  Resolutions are often broken: “I’m going to the gym every day in 2017!” Which is broken the first time you don’t make it.  Be practical, take small steps, and move …

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