Author Archives: bulldogtechteach

About bulldogtechteach

I am a technology integrator serving in a k-1 and a 2-5 elementary building. I firmly believe in the power of technology to engage students and allow them to create and master their learning.

Creative Ways to Integrate Computer Science

Students need exposure to computer science. Whether we agree on not, computers are integrated into our every day life. From banking, to smart phones, to our entertainment, computer science has a huge impact on us. “In the coming years, we … Continue reading

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I’m No Monet…

I have been intrigued by sketchnoting for awhile now, but never really paid it any mind, because let’s face it some people have gifts, and I quite frankly was born without an artistic bone in my body. I can’t draw … Continue reading

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Oh the Humanity!

I gave a “talk” to preservice teachers from Grove City College today. What seemed to be just 5 minutes of me rambling about flexibility and meeting the needs of our learners had a ripple effect for me today. I allowed … Continue reading

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The Times Done Changed

That’s right English majors, I went rogue and completely threw grammar out the window, but I got your attention, so keep reading! I keep hearing people say times are changing, well I think they missed the boat because the times … Continue reading

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Accountability for Reflective Teaching

As educators we work hand-in-hand with our co-workers to hold students accountable for their best work efforts. Being united in our efforts, holding common expectations and classroom norms, and consistent instructional models are all exercised to help hold students accountable … Continue reading

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Shared Experiences Create Connections

Being a middle school child isn’t easy. We all know this. They are trying to figure out who they are, what they want to be, all while sliding into a mountainous mass of hormones, peer pressure, and attempting to assert … Continue reading

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Goal Smashing

As educators, we constantly talk about and teach our students how to set and smash their goals. We have learned about SMART goals and tracking data to help us track our progress towards smashing goals. I have decided to do … Continue reading

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