Event debrief: BAISLD Transition to High School Forum

I've written before about my amazing colleagues in BAISLD, the Bay Area. Independent Schools Learning Differences group. This group consists of the people in schools in our region, mostly at the high school level, who specifically serve the needs of students with diagnosed learning and attentional impairments. Back in December, we'd planned to have one … Continue reading Event debrief: BAISLD Transition to High School Forum

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Dispatches from the K-8 Universe: Apps at CES and SHB

I got a great message last week from Krista Inchausti, one of our school's Educational Innovation Coordinators. Krista's role is to help teachers and students in our elementary schools to find creative, innovative educational tools and solutions for their classrooms. This sometimes means offering tips on great technology for the classroom. Here's a list of … Continue reading Dispatches from the K-8 Universe: Apps at CES and SHB

The Week in Links: Terrific resources around the web

One of the things that makes me most thankful to be an educator here in San Francisco is something called BAISLD. The Bay Area Independent Schools Learning Differences group is a community of educators who work with what we like to call "neuro-diverse" learners in the independent schools in our region. Most of us are … Continue reading The Week in Links: Terrific resources around the web

Info Out: Generating and Capturing Information

When I walk around campus at school, I'm rarely empty-handed. You'll notice that I'm always carrying three things. Thing one is my water bottle, since I am neurotic conscientious about hydration. I work out a lot and I'm a singer, so I'm doubly obsessed with drinking liter after liter of water. Thing two is my … Continue reading Info Out: Generating and Capturing Information

Info In: How I learned to stop worrying and love Zite

As I mentioned in my last post, I'm trying to use this summer to make some thoughtful improvements on my practice. First up: managing how I get information on a daily basis. I'm a bit of a news junkie. I hit several news sites every morning to get a sense of the day's headlines and … Continue reading Info In: How I learned to stop worrying and love Zite