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3rd Grade Stop Motion Project

As a Digital Literacy Coach it is my job to help teachers find ways to transform learning in their classrooms. Recently I worked with the Lower School art teacher to create a project that brought together content learning, art and technology. It was an example of best practice in using technology for transformation in learning. … Continue reading

Digital Promise Awards

Digital Promise Awards

Digital Promise and EdSurge just announced the first annual Digital Innovation in Learning Awards. I am very proud that my team was selected to receive an honorable mention in the category of Community Counts.  Here is a copy of our winning video. I am even more proud of the work we do every day to make a … Continue reading

3D Printing in Mexico City

3D Printing in Mexico City

Are you looking for something interesting to do with your kids this weekend in Mexico City? Have you heard of 3D printing but not are not quite sure what it can be used for? Just looking for something new in the city? I highly recommend you check out the 3D Lab FabCafe,  Tonala 89 in Col. Roma. … Continue reading

10 Tips For Parents Using WhatsApp

10 Tips For Parents Using WhatsApp

I am a huge fan of WhatsApp and I know the benefits it can have for parents in schools when used properly. After being on WhatsApp chat groups for my daughters’ classes for two years and being frustrated I decided to make a list of what parents should know before they use WhatsApp for communication. … Continue reading

My Take on 4 Aspects of the Flat Classroom Project

My Take on 4 Aspects of the Flat Classroom Project

When I started my job as a Digital Literacy Coach this year, my boss Tracy Miller @chilangatracy suggested I follow Vicky Davis @coolcatteacher,  and Julie Lindsay @julielindsay and that I should “read their new book Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds, become a Flat Classroom Certified Teacher, and attend the Flat Classroom Conference in Yokohama, Japan.” I … Continue reading