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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.

Superhero Sidekicks Require Assists to be Successful in Techie Classrooms

As educators, we are going to get sick. We are going to experience unexpected life events. We are going to have substitutes. It’s a fact! No amount of oils, disinfectant wipes, or germ repellent will keep anyone completely safe from … Continue reading

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Technology in Transition

A new school year, a new technology director, a new technology help system, and an upgraded operating system make for transitions that can sometimes be a bit bumpy. Here’s what we know, technology and change go hand in hand. Technology … Continue reading

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Back to School Bravos

The 2019-2020 school year is underway! It’s hard to believe two weeks have already flown by, but they have and there are many moments to celebrate in those first two. I hope everyone has been able to feel the sun … Continue reading

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Energetic Synergy

Today I had the privilege of working with the new team of instructional coaches who will be available to support students and teachers in our building. Coaching is a tough job, especially when you go it alone. I am lucky … Continue reading

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All Hash Tagged Out

Have you ever experienced a professional development opportunity that literally shorts your circuits? I have and I’ll do anything possible to do it again. Intrigued? You should be. This experience results in contagious energy, renewed educator passions, and combustible clapping … Continue reading

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Menu of Opportunities

The routine of an educator is very detailed and scheduled to the minutia of even syncing their bladders to the 2.2 mins they have over planning to use the restroom after dropping off students, calling a parent, copying a worksheet, … Continue reading

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Coaching Advice from Coaches

This year my district is adding more instructional coaches. I am excited about the prospect, but wanted to reflect on what advice to give a coach just beginning this journey. I wrote down my own thoughts and ideas, and then … Continue reading

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