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Parent Shadow Day

During the week of November 28th, 2016 we hosted times for our parents of the program to come in and observe their learners. It was an incredible week of having parents come in and visit with us about the different … Continue reading

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Breaking Down School Walls

~We all have a unique fingerprint. It is time that we make school unique for each learner~                As we enter week 5 of school, we step back and reflect on where we have been … Continue reading

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Personalized Elementary Program

What a summer it was for our EPIC team as they prepared to do something different for the learners at Freedom Elementary. It all started last fall 2015 when our district learned that we would be receiving a grant to help … Continue reading

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Where Did Time Go?

This past school year went in a blink of an eye, but so many wonderful things happened. I will spend a little time sharing about the journey and what is in the works for the summer and next fall.   … Continue reading

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I Survived TIE 16

  Looking back and reflecting on the three days of learning I am not sure what to begin with. Sunday afternoon we had a full house of amazing educators learning about the maker movement and how to make this happen … Continue reading

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PRE- TIE 16 Conference

  On the evening of April 9th, 2016 I am busy wrapping up a few final thoughts for my TIE16 Conference presentations. I am excited to be sharing about the following topics: 1.) Creativity and Innovation – Makerspaces in Schools … Continue reading

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Edcamp Wagner

On February 12th, 2016 Edcamp South Dakota took a stop in Wagner SD. It was an incredible day of learning and sharing with area educators. You can check out our sessions here. We have had some amazing partnerships with our … Continue reading

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Pinball Machine Mayhem Part 1

I will be sharing about our Pinball Machine Mayhem that is happening in our Technology and Innovation class. We started with a brainstorming session on the process this week. We began with the Project Idea phase: This is where we explained … Continue reading

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HSMS Makerspace Journey

The WHY, HOW, WHERE and WHEN of HSMS Tigers Makerspace Bringing this Makerspace to South Middle School would not have happened without the coaching and support from +Laura Fleming, who is a media specialist at New Milford High School. This idea of a Makerspace … Continue reading

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Chasing Failure

  Prior to reading this post watch this trailer to get your mindset prepared for what you are about to read. I had the honor of hearing Ryan Leak speak at @iamembrace.  His message was spot on and drove me to … Continue reading

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