Check out how YOU CAN be a Microsoft Innovative Educator!

As a teacher, I understand the power of being in a supportive and dynamic professional learning network. I’ve been a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert for five years now, and it’s … Continue Reading →


Minecraft and Building Global Empathy

Gathered around a computer, five of my students were having a discussion about what to build in their Minecraft world. “We should build a bridge because we need to build … Continue Reading →


Empathy & Hacking at MUSD’s 2018 EdCon!

What an amazing EdCon at Manteca Unified School District! With almost 230 sessions, four keynotes and around 1100 educators, there was a lot of learning going on! Special thanks to … Continue Reading →


BLC18: Making Connections & Learning Fearlessly

What an amazing, exhilarating and inspiring Building Learning Communities Conference! This 19th annual conference organized by November Learning (led by the incredible Alan November) brought together educators from around the … Continue Reading →


ISTE 2018 – Collaboration & Creativity in Action!

Where do you start when you get to ISTE? Do you line up at all the amazing sessions you want to see? Do you spend a good portion of your … Continue Reading →


ISTE 2018 – Building Empathy Through Global Communication & Collaboration

Thank you for joining me to learn how to build empathy through global communication and collaboration at ISTE 18! What more would our students learn if we were fearless? If … Continue Reading →


Office 365 Rock Star Session at #CUE18

Thank you so much for joining us at our Microsoft Office 365 Rock Star session at #CUE 18! Office 365 is powerful regardless of the platform, and MicrosoftEDU is constantly … Continue Reading →


TGIC Hacked the Classroom & Globally Collaborated at ETC! 2018

What a GREAT time we had at ETC! 2018! We shared (much more than) 10 Ways to Hack Your Classroom & Boost Your EdTech, and then we moved to Building … 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 →