Fun Back to School Give Aways

First, those who preorder the Reading People Book before September 19 get a free audio book and access to Ann Bogel’s “What’s Your Reading Personality” class, appropriate for sharing with secondary students to help them find their reading groove.   Second, U.S. School Supply is giving away a gross of free pencils plus 20% … More Fun Back to School Give Aways

Reading People Book

I am extremely excited to be part of the Reading People Book Launch Team. It is such a privilege to get a peek behind the curtain into the book publishing world. I did not even know that services such as, which allows authors to invite people to read the galleys of their books, even existed. … More Reading People Book

Internet Awesome

Have you heard about the new collaboration between Google and ISTE to teach digital citizenship in schools? I took a look at the new game Interland and the curriculum today. There are many support materials ready to use and accessible to the average teacher.  The game itself seems engaging for students. I would like to test … More Internet Awesome

Finishing Strong

Do you need encouragement? Try a little Kid President. I don’t care how old, how tired or how much stress you are experiencing, it is not O.K. to be boring. I will admit, this school year has been long. The circumstances are not getting easier in my district and I would hazard a guess that … More Finishing Strong

What is Digital Citizenship?

I am looking for input as I prepare for MACUL 2017 about what people think digital citizenship mean in our current collective environment. Is it just about safety? Does it include introducing the concept of collaborative work in a digital environment? Does it presuppose a certain set of norms? I would like you input.