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About bulldogtechteach

I am a technology integrator serving in a middle school building. I previously taught grades 6, 5, and 3rd. In addition I served as a technology integrator for grades K-5 3 years. I firmly believe in the power of technology to engage students and allow them to create and master their learning.

Time to Mask Up

As many of my readers know, I decided to take the plunge and pursue an administration job. I am super psyched about all the learning I am doing this summer. However, I am going to be honest and say it’s … Continue reading

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A Journey Begun…

I stepped outside of my comfort zone… AGAIN! A position was posted. It caught my eye. It waved at me and I said, “Why not?” I prepped, interviewed, and triumphed. Now the real fun begins. Learning, reframing, and rolling up … Continue reading

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Shine Bright, Eternally

I miss you. Our paths crossed 3 times a year, max. Regardless, life will be less because our paths will cross no more. Your passion and drive were unparalleled. Kids, young and old, always stayed at the epicenter of your … Continue reading

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Reflections from Remote Instruction Island

The 2019-2020 school year is rapidly coming to a close. What a ride it has been! I can’t believe what a topsy turvy experience this year has been. Despite the fact that schools literally assembled the jumbo jet that was … Continue reading

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The Magic 8 Ball Says…

I keeping shaking it and shaking it and the response never stays the same. It is clear, that for now the future is, “Hazy, try again later.” The Magic 8 Ball is about as certain as the future of public … Continue reading

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Realism from Remote Instruction Island

Almost a month into “Remote Instruction Island”…. What are your thoughts? Are you embracing your new norm? Still stuck in the land of denial hoping to wake up from a nightmare? Or are you finding a few sparks have been … Continue reading

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Despite Uncertainty, Learning Never Stops

We began this mission to instruct remotely in a state of disbelief. Surely this was going to go away. We wouldn’t miss months with our students, sporting seasons, yearbook worthy moments, and rites of passage. We wanted to hold onto … Continue reading

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Find Ways to Thrive in Uncertainty

Day 2 of the cancellation of school due to the Corona Virus; Teachers are scrambling to explore methods to teach online with new tools and nerves of steel. Students who were excited about some unexpected time off are missing one … Continue reading

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Really!? Another Conference!

Recently I attended #peteandc 2020. It was an amazing opportunity to learn and grow outside of my district. Sure I learn and grow every day at work, but there is something magical about stretching your legs, stepping outside of your … Continue reading

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2020 Vision

The New Year is rapidly approaching! What is your goal, vision, one word for 2020? This year my one word is FORWARD. Despite hurtles, obstacles, and moments of loss we need to move forward. Progress isn’t always a straight line. … Continue reading

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