Honoring Commitments

Okay, breathe. You’re totally fine, I promise. You are going to be okay. I AM okay. I find that my life has sometimes felt like a roller coaster with little room to stand on. My life is constantly changing, and my goals ever-evolving. How did I end up here? The opportunity arose and I’ve always wondered if I [...]

Teachers Love Technology

As a teacher and tech junkie, I absolutely love the idea of having more technology in the classroom. I’m still working out problems with improper cell phone usage (i.e. students texting when they should be taking notes) but when I can, I use my smartboard, find useful language apps, show them videos, and periodically go [...]

A Teacher’s Experience with Emergent Task Planner

About 2-3 weeks ago, I stumbled across David Seah’s new post on ETP or Emergent Task Planner. I am currently using a planner that I ADORE but for a while, I started feeling that something was really lacking. I kept making lists after lists of things to do, invaded by sticky notes and marred by [...]

Classics #4: How Design and Technology help Learning

Since Jon started teaching, I’ve been putting a lot of thought into education. I think the reason being is that education viewed from a student’s perspective doesn’t seem as important as someone who is already professional looking back at his or her life as a student.