Daily Bell Ringer: Checking In On Students Using Google Forms

Back in 1995, James Comer stated “no significant learning occurs without a significant relationship” (Educational Leadership). Building relationships and earning the trust of my students is an important part of my teaching. I want to deliver my subject material in an effective manner, but if my students aren’t in the proper mindset to receive the …

Newly Minted DonorsChoose Ambassador, Ready to Help!

I am super excited about an opportunity that presented itself recently. I was asked to become a DonorsChoose Teacher Ambassador! Teacher Ambassadors “work with DonorsChoose.org staff and teachers to help more teachers in their area tap into funding through DonorsChoose.org, making sure students can have the best school year without teachers/educators needing to foot the …

Knowledge@Wharton Educator Advisory Board

I’m excited to share that I have been asked to serve on the inaugural Knowledge@Wharton Educator Advisory Board! Last month, I traveled to Wharton to meet with an amazing group of fellow high school business educators. We attended sessions of the Global Young Leaders Academy alongside some of the brightest students from around the world, …

The 2018-2019 School Year in Geeky T-shirts!

2018-2019 has been a great year with plenty of ups and downs. I look forward to Friday like most but probably for a different reason – Geeky Shirt Friday! Geeky Shirt Friday has become a favorite for me. It allows me to show my students another side of Mrs. Prester. They get to know me …

NCWIT AIC Awards!

At an awards ceremony held at the Boston Museum of Science, I was proud to be one of two Massachusetts educators honored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) for promoting and advancing female students in technology disciplines. Even more exciting was sharing the day with one of my rockstars. I nominated …

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