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#notatiste again

June 27, 2015


I am #notatiste again in 2015!  I love that our Twitter and Google+ communities come together to support each other as they survive another ISTE event at home. Follow  @Jennifer Wagner and @ and +Craig Yen for fun inclusive activities for those in our PLN who are #notatiste.  There are even prizes from vendors!  JOIN THE FUN!


 Today, I planned to walk my lab, Pewter, around my lovely, home city crossing the river several times. A plot twist happened and we were blocked from crossing the Broadway bridge as pedestrians. So, we turned around and walked through a park.  My Tweets below show what we did next all because we were happy to be #notatiste.  All of this reminds me of +Arianna Huffington 's post. I am happy to be at home during ISTE2015!




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Summer Blossoms of Blessings

Summer is supposed to be a glorious time for teachers. For me, however, it is often a time to catch up on so many things that I ignore during the school year.  It is a bittersweet time. Time to miss the connection that was created with students. But, it is also a time to envision  new relationships with new students and teachers. Ultimately, summer is a time for reflection.

First, I read the poet Rumi's quote in the introduction to Red Glass by @LauraResau.  Summer provides many blessings.  Red Glass is one of our summer reading choices for Middle School at LISA North.
Our reading list, http://rogerssuzanne.edublogs.org/, provides diverse options. This diverse list was suggested primarily by @akunce05  who will be one of our passionate ELA teachers this year at LISA North.

Next, as I begin to count the blossoms of blessings around me, I am thankful for the extended time to spend with my college cubs, my parents, and, of course, our lab Pewter. I'm thankful for the time to pla…