Laura K Spencer, Ed.D.

BurnBook – An App Created for Bullying?

Photo from 10News: I shared the below information with my management team today as Burn Book seems to be the latest and greatest way for high school students to cyber bully. Feel free to modify and use if… Read More

Technology is Not the GrandMaster of the Ticker Tape Parade

High School Student’s FB this morning On #CAEdChat Sunday night, we discussed ways to “pimp” our lessons so that students walk in the door jazzed to learn. Dave Burgess, author of Teach Like a Pirate, shared that he… Read More

#STUVoice – 2015 East County TechFest Keynote

My daughter, a high school junior, recently keynoted an ed tech fest. Because I feel odd talking up my progeny, I’m going to copy/paste a write-up shared in her district Superintendent’s newsletter: “she shared her school experiences with… Read More

The Times They Are A-Changing, But Not in That Classroom

Come mothers and fathers,  Throughout the land And don’t criticize What you can’t understand Your sons and your daughters Are beyond your command Your old road is rapidly agin’ Please get out of the new one if you… Read More

NASA Embodies the 4Cs

I mentioned in my last post that I am at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena today as a kick off #NASASocial event for the Orion launch. The Orion launch marks the start of our journey to… Read More