CUE the Learning at the Clovis Tech Boot Camp!

What a GREAT turnout we had at Clovis Unified’s Technology Boot Camp 2017! If you were one of the many teachers who attended one of our three Microsoft Office 365 … Continue Reading →


Live from New York: Dunbar Learns What’s Next from #MicrosoftEDU

I can’t believe I have been invited to be in New York City for the big, super-secret #MicrosoftEDU Learn What’s Next Event! But no one will find out What’s Next … Continue Reading →


Gamification & Beyond: Don’t Be Afraid to Take Chances!

If we are truly committed to bringing gamification into our classrooms, let’s take chances. Let’s make mistakes. Let’s get messy If we want our students to become problem-solvers, we need … Continue Reading →


CUE Rock Star + Office 365 = Massive Creativity!

Thanks so much for joining us at “CUE Rock Star + Office 365 = Massive Creativity!” at #CUE17! We covered a wide variety of Office 365 products: Microsoft Sway Microsoft … Continue Reading →


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 →


Innovative Teaching: Experts + Technology = Powerful Learning

California has moved from drought to deluge very quickly. Our town of Manteca was bracing for flooding, with some homes being evacuated. For my fifth graders, it was scary and confusing: how can we flood … Continue Reading →


Liberating Genius at CTA Good Teaching Conference North 2017

Thank you for joining me for my Bonus Session at The California Teachers Association Good Teaching Conference North 2017 on Liberating Genius! Click on the picture of the CTA Educator story to … Continue Reading →


Teacher Geek is Chic: Uncommon Creativity at CTA North 2017!

Here are my resources for Teacher Geek is Chic: Uncommon Creativity – my second session at the California Teachers Association Good Teaching Conference North 2017! If you have any questions … 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 →


Lesson Planning with Microsoft: Assessing the Lesson!

The best crafted lesson plans, to paraphrase Robert Burns, often go awry, unless we assess as we teach. In my Teachers College Tech 290 class, I had a feeling my class … Continue Reading →