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Reflection about Anne Frank and Making Blogging Connections

I read the book ” The Diary of Anne Frank” as an eleven year old and was inspired to begin writing my own diary, which I have continued for over…

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What are the Best Ways a Teacher can Demonstrate Leadership in the Classroom?

As part of C.M Rubin’s monthly series in the Huffington post: The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs, this is my third contribution. This month we…

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An Update to the Upgraded KWL for the 21st Century

In 2011, I wrote a blog post, titled Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century. It described how I learned about a new version of the traditional KWL (What…

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Global Awareness via Snapchat Life Stories

I am fascinated how the social media platform Snapchat is bringing global awareness to its users! I noticed specific cities appearing for 24 hours on the app: In small tidbits…

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How to bring Social Media to a Conference focused on Learning… not Technology?

Social Media has given educators the opportunity for self-directed, collaborative and connected learning. Network literacy , according to Eric Hellweg, requires a basic understanding of network technology, intelligence, capabilities and…