30 Minutes With Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio!

Today we started exploring the Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio at my school. Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio comes complete with play-doh, digital character stampers, digital action stampers, tools, cutters, and more. Someone sent me information on this product last week. As with any new product, I do a quick analysis of cost/benefit, and what some of the purposeful goals are that could be worked on. I sent.

#ADEchat Kickoff: Social Media for PD

In case you missed it, here is a storify from the first #ADEchat of the school year. It was epic! Social Media for Transformational PD. Check it out! You can also click on the header of the Storify for a story version. [View the story “#ADEchat 10.22.16: Social Media for PD” on Storify]

Best of 2016: Spec. Ed./UDL | Contribute | Be an author | Change a life

For the abridged version: Share a top 1-3 resources you love to use with your students/children. We all can find long lists on the web. Let’s make this special. To contribute, use this DOCUMENT. The story goes like this. I had a list of apps and resources ready to share for a training for special education and technology in general. Being in a position where I feel often like a.

Why Loving What You Do Matters…

As this school year wraps to a close, I would be remiss if I didn’t give a huge thank you to the staff I am blessed to work with everyday. I am in a wonderful position to be able to work with all staff, from immediate classroom to service providers, special areas, and beyond. What I see everyday is nothing short of amazing. Staff going above and beyond to create.

On Becoming an Apple Distinguished Educator

A few months ago, I saw this buzz on social media about the Apple Distinguished Educator Program (http://www.apple.com/education/apple-distinguished-educator/). I had heard of it but never really understood the breadth and depth of it and really what the program was all about. When it came time to apply, write essays, submit a video, etc. I decided to give it a shot. I believe in what I do in and out of.