Where’s the literature on edtech leadership?

I am at it again: back to school because I just love learning.  This summer, I enrolled in a Type 75 / Admin certification program at the University of Illinois’ College of Education.  As I work through some of my  coursework this semester, I am realizing that there is really a vacuum of academic writing Read More …

You are now free to move about your mind: #UIWP2012 week3 reflection

Seventy-five percent: it’s hard to think that I am three-quarters of the way done with the 2012 University of Illinois Writing Project summer institute.  In the past week, I have really been able to narrow my focus on what I want to present in my second video and in my eventual teaching demonstration.  I’ve been reading Read More …

career research paper: making the sell

My sophomore group struggles to see the benefits of their education and are unaware of how many opportunities their school provides them. On the first day of the career research unit, I presented them with data from the National Center for Educational Statistics, provided them with some background knowledge and asked them to infer how Read More …

using Diigo to annotate poems & organize research

I recently moved over to Diigo (after suggestion from a colleague), which is a more interactive and community-discussion-friendly social bookmarking service.  Mostly, I wanted to get more control and a fresh approach to using the countless bookmarks that I seemed to have archived over the years.  You still tag, categorize and annotate, but the extension Read More …