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Power of the iPad

I am always asked why the ipad? Why do you like using the ipad in the classroom? My response is easy WHY NOT? You have a device that can take pictures, use several different applications to bring together into one … Continue reading

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Our Family Story

As my wife and I start to share more about our adoption journey I thought it was fitting to share a little of my personal journey. My wife has been very open from the time we got married that she … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning Passion Coming To Life

One of my favorite things to do is work with educators who are passionate about making school different. I have two passions that I get to live out everyday in my job as the Innovative Programs Director.  My first passion … Continue reading

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Everything we have learned about Personalized Learning~

It is crazy to think about our journey down this road to personalized learning just started a little over a year ago. We loaded up four facilitators, three administrators and headed off to Maine to observe some schools. Professionally this … Continue reading

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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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