Design Thinking | Personal

Become a Better Human.

My 15 year old daughter started a blog. A blog to encourage and empower teens based on her experiences and views of the world. Her second post is titled, “…like a girl.” In it, she talks about the negative impact the statement “like a girl” has on girls, and that girls are just as “strong […]

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Personal | Teaching and Learning

Belonging to the Tribe

I wasn’t the most athletic kid growing up. Haha. Who am I fooling? I’m still not athletic. I tripped trying to run to first base because my legs were moving faster than my body. I fell playing kickball because my foot landed on top of the ball instead of kicking the ball. I sometimes run […]

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Educational Technology | Personal

PSA: How to check your FB App Sharing Permissions

This may seem out of the norm for my usual posts, but as a former EdTech/IT Director, I think it’s important that you know how to limit what information you share with apps you have connected to your Facebook. This Cambridge Analytica data fiasco should be a wake up call for all of us. Understand […]

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Personal

Defeat is Always Momentary

Defeat is always momentary. So get up. Dust yourself off. Learn from it. Embrace the opportunity for growth. And help others do the same. P.S. And while you’re here reading this, check out my daughter’s blog post on a similar topic: Failure is Not the Finish Line Show her some love – her blog is […]

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Design Thinking | Personal

The People You’ll Meet….

Before I arrived at the SXSW EDU conference, I spent time looking through the conference app, marking sessions that correlated with goals I have for my department. Little did I realize just how much I was going to learn at this conference, and the bulk of it did not happen in those sessions. It happened […]

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