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About technolandy

Principal of Sorrento Elementary Educator pushing 'technologization' in education: blending technology and curriculum seamlessly. Advocate for better understanding of Anxiety in Education (and use of self-regulation) Piloting ePortfolios

Day 137 (of 185) refocusing via a “call to action”

Day 137 (of 185) refocusing via a “call to action” Our district principals (and vice principals) met with our new superintendent and our single-trustee for a planning-retreat.  I really liked an opportunity to clarify/refocus thinking:

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Day 136 (Of 185) personal view on 4/20

Day 136 (Of 185) personal view on 4/20 “Marijuana has gone mainstream” claimed one headline on drudge report. And as an educator, this worries me – especially when so many “truths” are one-sided, and for the most part, my personal … Continue reading

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Day 135 (of 185) outdoor learning

Day 135 (of 185) outdoor learning  Sure my twitter handle emphasizes the TECHNO, but I’ve always been a strong advocate for balance – being outside; connecting with nature; having fun; learning in a variety of ways – all key elements … Continue reading

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Day 134 (of 185) time for a reconnection?

Day 134 (of 185) time for a reconnection?     Sometimes serendipity happens. This weekend I bought a fidget cube from a lady who happened to remember me…..because I once worked with her husband!  I took a call from a … Continue reading

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Day 133 (of 185) mindset of letting mistakes happen 

Day 133 (of 185) mindset of letting mistakes happen  In exploring some work and writings around as an Olin college engineer said: it’s not failing, its iterating <– what about this mindset in learning? I know I hated the editing … Continue reading

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Day 132 (of 185) Learner Profiles as summations of efolios? Asking for help

Day 132 (of 185) Learner Profiles as summations of efolios? Asking for help * oooh update at the bottom!   I like the idea/concept of Learner Profiles as part of the ‘quick look’ for student information as connected to eportfolios. … Continue reading

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Day 131 (of 185) satisfied being unsatisfied – is this an innovation-educator mindset?

Day 131 (of 185) satisfied being unsatisfied – is this an innovation-educator mindset? When waking up at 3:30 in the morning, you can only hope it’s for a worthwhile reason. That being said, sometimes it’s an intriguing mystery that gets … Continue reading

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