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  • Thing 12: Reflection- Thing 1-9
    This experience has been one of the most fulfilling pd experiences I have had in my 30 years of teaching. Little did I know that I would be facing some very serious health issues this year but the self paced experience enabled me to participate without stress. I also was ... read more
    Source: RonanPublished on 2018-05-10
  • Thing 8 and 9: Research Databases and Search Tool Ninjas
    These actual two Things I started back in February but I ended up sick and was not able to complete them. Sometimes "things" happen as they are supposed to. When I was ready to submit these the first time, I had shared many databases with the entire staff but with ... read more
    Source: RonanPublished on 2018-05-10
  • Thing 12: Final Reflection
    This is my fourth year participating in Cool Tools for Schools and every year I am blown away by the ever-changing world of education around us. There are always so many great tools and articles to read that it is hard to pick just a few topics. I am grateful ... read more
    Source: GladlePublished on 2018-04-13
  • Thing 50: The New AASL Standards
    Standards are always a very overwhelming topic to think about no matter who you are or how long you've been in the field. Anytime you hear the words "new standards" are coming you cringe just a little bit or maybe a whole lot. New standards can be scary if you're ... read more
    Source: GladlePublished on 2018-04-11
  • Thing 21: News Literacy
    News literacy has definitely become a hot topic within the past few years. Many world events have caused an outbreak is hoax writing or satirical writing. Teaching students news literacy is very important and should be a part of media literacy skills. This is definitely one piece I have struggled with ... read more
    Source: GladlePublished on 2018-03-22
  • Thing 49: Collaboration, Connecting, Sharing
    So this is a tool that is always changing as well.I am a member of Educational Media and Technology Association and this year I was lucky enough to learn about Zoom. I had heard other teachers mention Zooming and completing webinars through Zoom but I had never tried it or ... read more
    Source: GladlePublished on 2018-02-28
  • Thing 47: Productivity Tools
    I wanted to work with the productivity tools this year since I will be teaching a college prep course for students at school. I wanted to find some simple apps and tools to introduce to them so they could use them in the future! However, as always I found so ... read more
    Source: GladlePublished on 2018-02-28
  • Thing 44: Social Reading & Book Stuff
    I completed this "thing" last year as well but I find it great to go over again as the world of Social reading is changing around us.So last year I focused on Goodreads and getting my account set back up and running. I was able to get my faculty book ... read more
    Source: GladlePublished on 2018-02-26
  • Thing 44: Social Reading & Book Stuff
    I completed this "thing" last year as well but I find it great to go over again as the world of Social reading is changing around us.So last year I focused on Goodreads and getting my account set back up and running. I was able to get my faculty book ... read more
    Source: GladlePublished on 2018-02-26
  • Thing 7: Audio Tools
    Audio tools are one of my favorite tools for my elementary students. They bridge our students who struggle with reading and writing and give them tools that allow them to be heard. For so many years these students have not been heard because they were unable to communicate in the ... read more
    Source: RonanPublished on 2018-02-11