Monday, September 05, 2016

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Proudest professional accomplishments from last year:
  • acclimated to a new school
  • started a debate team
  • acclimated to a 1:1 chromebook school
  • Created WeVideo show-what-you-know videos 
  • entered the StudentCam contest & MCPS enviro fest
  • created digital citizenship curriculum for the 6th grade
  • facilitated the 8th grade genius hour projects
  • co-created the 6th grade STEAM curriculum 
  • documented the 7th grade trip to Selma

New Goals for this year:
  • Facilitate one meaningful tech integration project with every MS teacher
  • Facilitate excellence in the 8th grade genius hour projects
  • Bring 2D animation to the 6th and 7th grade tech 
  • Facilitate EdCamp Creative on October 22nd
  • Bring 100+ attendees to EdCamp MetroDC
  • Attend 12+ Edcamps
  • Create an online student edcamp
  • Go to ISTE, and let it be the only non-free PD
  • Polish the HOBY-NCA website and document the event
  • Vlog after every school day
  • Earn 7K Twitter followers, 60k Youtube views, and 15k Reddit Karma by September 1
  • Create a digital portfolio system on new Google Sites
  • Introduce MI, growth mindset, Farnum's free build, lip sync & earth day assemblies
  • Educate myself on campaign finance reform.
  • Do PenPalNews, 90sec Newberry, Reelmath, StudentCam, Envirofest, Breakoutedu
  • Bring the newscast, Ocean Doc, CNN back, book trailers, superlatives, storywars, screencast
  • Facilitate a faculty karaoke night
  • Enlist 10 teachers to create their own PLN
  • Visit schools like Nuvu
  • Casey's maker space at Lowell

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