Donorschoose Goal Met!

Over the past few years, Donorschoose.org and many generous volunteers have transformed my classroom. My students participate in various classroom activities such as STEM competitions, iPad guided technologies, and BreakoutEDU challenges. My classroom is well organized and clean. We even have “unplugged” days to play board games that reinforce financial literacy skills. All of these …

The August Report

August has been a symbolic month. First and foremost, I started to walk again! This was after 3 months of being off my feet and reliant on my scooter. Walking has been a huge accomplishment on its own. I started bearing weight with my crutches, went down to one crutch, then hobbled around in my walking boot. …

Edcamp Southeastern Massachusetts is LIVE!

We’re doing it again! After such a great inaugural year of Edcamp Southeastern Massachusetts, we’re happy to announce that this year’s event has been set for December 2nd at Norton Middle School in Norton, MA. Registration is now live and ready to go! What is Edcamp? Edcamp is a form of unconference designed specifically for teachers and …

A retrospect on #geekyshirtfriday and 2016-2017

We all look forward to Friday for obvious reasons, but I found another reason a couple of years ago. A dear friend of mine (@aserkin for those of you who would like to follow another super awesome teacher) started wearing “nerdy” shirts related to science, specifically chemistry. I loved the concept and adapted it to all …

Building Learning Communities

Due to my broken ankle and travel restrictions, I was not able to attend ISTE this year in San Antonio. I quickly began searching for an alternative professional development opportunity for the summer and was able to take advantage of the Building Learning Communities (BLC) conference for the first time. Here are some of my …

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