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.

Full STEAM ahead for Students

Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math can easily be threaded into other subjects. Yes,I said STEAM. I included the A. For those of you who doubt the necessity of an A, when have you ever gravitated towards an ugly car … Continue reading

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Giving Soft Skills a Hard Focus

The days of teaching students in rows, lecturing at them, and giving a one-sized-fits-most lesson are gone. This model of education was fitting for a workforce that required mostly assembly line jobs in productivity. However, today’s careers, and those we … Continue reading

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Differentiating Direct

As a building, we’ve gotten really good at running rotations. We’ve got students transitioning, 3 stations being offered most days, and we’ve begun to make this model our own. How do we tip from here? What are our next steps? … Continue reading

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Edcamps are Excellent PD

Today we held #edcampyork. I had so much fun planning this event w/ a group of York County educators that it seems odd to believe it’s over and done already. I love attending Edcamps. They offer a unique, unplanned, informal … Continue reading

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Lucky Finds

In the spirit of all things green and feeling lucky, I decided today was a day to celebrate those instructional media tools that are truly the pot of gold under my rainbow. These tools have transcended learning for my students … Continue reading

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#liftupTchrs

Coming off of the ultimate professional development of the year for myself, amidst the month of amore & all things love, I think it’s more important than ever before that we as educators pass the love around and share a … Continue reading

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Empowered Educators

I am enjoying a long winter break after a rigorous edtech conference. I haven’t seen a classroom in a week, and I feel off. I can’t explain enough how valuable my time at #PETE2017 was to me. I had 4 … Continue reading

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