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Comfort Zone – Reflections from 2015

Like many people this time of year, I brainstorm New Year resolutions with the best of intentions. Write more. Organize more. Be more. Surely writing my resolutions makes them materialize from wishes to wins, right?As I dove feet-first into 2015 and settled into the familiar rhythm of work, family, and life, I quickly forgot what… Continue reading Comfort Zone – Reflections from 2015

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BYOD for Family Life

Photo courtesy of's BYOD training session with our four Family Life teachers was such fun! We began our learning with an overview of digital citizenship expectations and how to explain them to students of various ages. I used the image above from the Elk Grove Unified School District blog page to simplify the conversation into… Continue reading BYOD for Family Life

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PD for a Purpose

Last week our teachers returned to work with two full days of professional development. As an ITRT, this is one of our busiest times of the year as professional development is the foundation of our mission statement:I was delighted to assist Jamie Mullenaux in her Google Classroom sessions on Thursday as we showed teachers how… Continue reading PD for a Purpose

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Leadership Conference

Welcome to my very first blog post in our district domain! I'm excited that my school district is moving forward with GAFE (Google Apps For Education) as this will allow the teachers, students, and district leaders the ability to collaborate on more projects and activities.Understandably, much of my summer has been spent preparing professional development… Continue reading Leadership Conference