Liberating Genius! – Part One of Three

Journey along with The Room Nine Kids as they embark on the 20 walk-up lessons to Genius Hour from Angela Maiers’ Liberating Genius (free ebook at! Microsoft is publishing … Continue Reading →

Teacher Geek is Chic! – Uncommon Creativity at Delta Service Spring Conference 2016!

Thank you to everyone who filled our room at the Stockton Hilton Thursday night (February 4th) for to see “Teacher Geek is Chic! – Uncommon Creativity!” We examined many ways … Continue Reading →

Flexibility is Key: Knowing When to Change Tech Lessons

“I won’t use technology in my classroom because I can’t use technology in my classroom. I can’t write this reflection, and I certainly can’t do a final digital presentation project … 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 →

Read All About It in Your Local Newspaper – Digitally Free!

Teachers need fact-based, non-fiction content. We need lots of it. And we need it now. The adoption of the new Common Core State Standards paired with the lack of approved … Continue Reading →

Dunbar Geeks Out @ CUE15!

Greetings and welcome to all my new teacher tech friends at #CUE15 here in beautiful Palm Springs, California! I am excited and honored to share some educational technology ideas to … 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 →

Share Your Ideas at an Educational Conference!

Have you ever considered presenting at an educational conference, training or meeting? Read all about the joys & benefits of standing in front of a group of educators in my … Continue Reading →

Spring Educators Conference 2015 was Miraculous!

Thanks to everyone who attended my “Teacher Geek is Common Core Chic!” session at the 2015 Delta Service Center Council CTA Spring Educators Conference at the Stockton Hilton yesterday! Our … Continue Reading →

Hot Topics: Can I Sway You to Blog?

My blog on Microsoft Education’s Hot Topics website talks about the joys of blogging from Outdoor School! Check out the benefits and how easy it can be!