CUE365 Rock Star @ CUE17!

Thank you for joining Teacher Geek is Chic at #CUE17 at one of the three first-ever CUE365 Rock Star sessions! Here is a PDF of the CUE365 Rock Star Poster … Continue Reading →


Lesson Planning with Microsoft: Individualized Learning

“Does anyone know where Emily is?” The young ladies at Table One quickly informed me they had Skyped with her that morning before school. The absent Emily was in 60 … Continue Reading →


SJCOE Tech Conference 2016: Teacher Geek is Chic with FREE Microsoft tools!

Thank you for joining my session on FREE Microsoft tools at the San Joaquin County Office of Education’s 2016 Tech Conference! Here are the resources promised and more! Remember, the … Continue Reading →


Lesson Planning with Microsoft: Introducing the Lesson!

Why do the best ideas seem to come to us right before school starts in the morning? While putting the finishing touches on my hair for the day, I suddenly … Continue Reading →


Hacking the Classroom Can Transform Learning!

Standardized testing was just around the corner, and my students were starting to worry. Beyond the usual nerves all students get when it’s time for a test, my students were … Continue Reading →


Liberating Genius in Action! – A Three-Part Series of Our Journey into Accepting Our Genius

  The Room Nine Kids have had a transformative trimester as we worked our way through the amazing 20 walk-up lessons to Genius Hour found in Angela Maiers and Mark … Continue Reading →


One Organized Teacher with OneNote!

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Office Mix Global Award for Dunbar

Tammy Brecht Dunbar was one of ten winner’s in the Microsoft Mix Global Challenge at the E2 Global Educator Exchange in Redmond, WA, this past April. Microsoft’s Anoop Gupta said, … Continue Reading →


Share Test-Taking Tips with Microsoft Sway!

One year when I was teaching a First Grade class and we were nearing the end of our week-long standardized testing, one little student was so stressed out that he … Continue Reading →


Have You Tried App-Smashing?

The choice was easy: either take a bucket of cold water to the head (for which I would definitely be holding my breath) or create a video response that might … Continue Reading →