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Ramblings of a Sleep-Deprived Old Woman

Ramblings of a Sleep-Deprived Old Woman

It’s Tuesday. I think. Ro is off on an east-coast adventure with a small group of 5th graders, and I’m still recovering. She’s amazing. But so was I 17 years ago.  😉  Someone has to stay behind and keep this machine running! I did spend much of yesterday attempting my Level 2 Google Educator Certification. I ran out of time *sniff* *sniff*, but now that I know what to expect, I’ll knock its socks off in two weeks (when I’m…

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Learning does not stop!

Learning does not stop!

It is always so sad when a GAFE summit is over! It is like a roller coaster ride of Google-ly Goodness.  You are nervous yet excited and a bit worried.  Once you start the ride, you feel the butterflies and maybe your “breakfast” rising up! LOL  However once you are locked into the seat there is no turning back! There are moments that are exhilarating and others that are overwhelming! You scream from excitement and terror. Once the ride is…

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Got a List?

Got a List?

I have all of the technology in the world to help me NOT feel this way, but I won’t use it. I have all kinds of extra time due to Winter Break, but I won’t use it. What is it that causes me to go into paralysis when I have SO much to do but don’t do any of it? I know that when I’m feeling overwhelmed with “Things to Do”, I feel much better when I make a list….

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::: Dipping my Toe into the Blogging Waters :::

::: Dipping my Toe into the Blogging Waters :::

Here I go..! Pushed out beyond my comfort zone by a certain friend *CoughRosalindaCough*. As I said to her a few months ago, I had planned to ease into my retirement (7 years?) quietly. But, as a change addict, the temptation of bringing more technology into my classroom is just too great. I’ve never been afraid of *NEW*. I’ve never been afraid to fail. And I hope to show veteran teachers (read: old like I am) that it’s never too…

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TechFairy Voyage!

TechFairy Voyage!

BLOG!       Those words can strike fear into hearts, spread guilt and shame for those of us whom have started MULTIPLE blogs and FAILED! So why do we keep on doing it because we are looking for our nitch, acceptance, and our tribe (stolen by Kate Perry).  I know I have found mine and it has taken me this long and it feels GOOD! I am proud to say that I am a techy teacher that enjoys helping others…

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