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Four Reads That Will Improve Your Mindset By @Mjmcalliwrites

May was an absolute blast for my weekly bookchats. If you weren’t able to join during our LIVE broadcast, don’t worry about it because I got you!!  #RealPBL First up, by Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy, was Project Based Learning: Real Questions, Real Answers. How to Unpack PBL and Inquiry.  There is a difference between assigning projects and cultivating a… Read More »Four Reads That Will Improve Your Mindset By @Mjmcalliwrites

5 Jams for Beginners with @Mjmcalliwrites

If you aren’t familiar with Jamboard, it’s a whiteboard feature that is compatible with Google Classroom.  It’s great for remote learning or face-to-face.  It’s interactive and collaborative! Once you start using it, it might become your BFF in edtech tools!

Celebrating Black Fathers & Father Figures with @AuthorKLeoHenry

New Author and Publisher – Celebrating Black Fathers I had such a wonderful bookchat with new children’s author Kashama Leo-Henry, who is also an early childhood educator, and now publisher as well!  Her children’s book launched a couple of months ago and is called Daddies and Uncles and More, Oh My! It focuses on the different roles and relationships of… Read More »Celebrating Black Fathers & Father Figures with @AuthorKLeoHenry

Easy Google Classroom Data. Welcome to the @Schoolytics Community!

Guest Post by Melody McAllister  Last week, Alice Keeler and I hosted the Schoolytics Team on our Teacher Tech LIVE Broadcast:  We talked with the Schoolytics Team about their Mission and Vision of measuring, monitoring, and managing student data. Alice shared the reason she loves Schoolytics is because no one loves data more than she does! Haha! But the purpose… Read More »Easy Google Classroom Data. Welcome to the @Schoolytics Community!

What’s Next? First Steps in Becoming an Anti-Racist Educator by @mjmcalliwrites

Guest Post by Melody McAllister Where Do I Even Begin? If you are reading this post because you want to grow in becoming an anti-racist educator, I just want to welcome you. When we want to grow in educational technology tools, there is a never ending source of YouTube videos and blog posts available. We share them out when we… Read More »What’s Next? First Steps in Becoming an Anti-Racist Educator by @mjmcalliwrites

What is the #BLM Movement? #BookChat with @Hedreich & @mjmcalliwrites

Guest Post by Melody McAllister What is the Black Lives Matter Movement? We see #BLM​ everyday. It brings comfort to some and stacks up walls for others. There is so much misinformation out there, so join us as we explore a book that helps us understand this movement in an inviting and honest chat with its author, Hedreich Nichols. Hedreich… Read More »What is the #BLM Movement? #BookChat with @Hedreich & @mjmcalliwrites

#SELday Read Alouds By @mjmcalliwrites

Guest Post by Melody McAllister Today is #SELday, but celebrating social emotional learning can happen any and every day! Here are some of my favorite authors sharing their SEL stories. Share them with your class today or any day and may wonderful conversations ensue! Not an elementary teacher? Well, big kids like children’s books, too.  Dr. Deshunna Monay Ricks, School… Read More »#SELday Read Alouds By @mjmcalliwrites

Evolving Learner BookChat with @LainieRowell @DrKristyAndre @LaurenMStein

Guest Post by Melody McAllister Last week, I was lucky to get to sit down with the three authors of Evolving Learner: Shifting From Professional Development to Professional Learning From Kids, Peers, and the World, Lainie Rowell, Dr. Kristy Andre, and Dr. Lauren Steinmann. It was a perfect way to spend St. Patrick’s Day! We celebrated the One Year Book… Read More »Evolving Learner BookChat with @LainieRowell @DrKristyAndre @LaurenMStein

Thinking About Teaching with @CaseyJ_edu & @Mjmcalliwrites

Guest Post by Melody McAllister BookChat with Dr. Casey Jakubowski Recently, I sat down for a bookchat with Educator and Author, Dr. Casey Jakubowski! He published his book, Thinking About Teaching: A Rural Social Studies Teacher’s Path to Strive for Relevance, and it is a fantastic book that any educator could pick up and feel seen, validated, and might even… Read More »Thinking About Teaching with @CaseyJ_edu & @Mjmcalliwrites

Celebrate Womens History Month with Canva

Guest Post by Melody McAllister Women’s History Month Are you so excited to spend the next month learning even more about the contributions to our society by women? As a mother, educator, author, Logistics Manager, social media consultant, and woman, I find myself surrounded by incredible women who truly leave me in awe! Because of my work with EduMatch Publishing… Read More »Celebrate Womens History Month with Canva