What I'm Using: The most Amazing Google Chrome Extension Yet – Project Naptha

I didn’t know I needed to be able to highlight text in an image and then copy, edit, or translate it. But, I do. The ability to simply highlight text within an image, wherever I find it is a strange and wonderful experience that I never want to stop being …

What I'm Learning: Rethinking the role of the teacher in a Blended Learning Environment

While I don’t love all that Khan and the Clayton Christensen Institute do, I think that this series of videos (mostly taken from a MOOC last year) are a good starting point for folks who are looking at blending. Teaching in a blended learning environment – rethinking the role of …

What I'm Learning: Flipped PD from Kristin Daniels

I really love this article on EdSurge, but my favorite part comes from the section on planning. It is truly a wonderful way to show how both easy and effective good personalized learning plans can be. Nice work Kristin! The Flip Side of Professional Development | EdSurge News The very …

Project Roundtable: Professional Learning as Daily Practice (#2minPD and Other Innovative Ideas)

*Don’t Forget to Fill Out the Planning Document after you RSVP for the Event:* http://bit.ly/pldaily *Roundtable Purpose:* The purpose of this roundtable is to consider the role that Professional Learning plays in our lives as teachers and leaders. It is also to explore how we can make PD an expected …

What I'm Learning: Empowering Lifelong Learners through Micro-Credentials

I really like the context here for why badges and micro-credentials matter for all of us.  Micro-Credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners | Edutopia My father is a former police officer who took up photography when he retired. A few months ago, I asked him when he was going to try a …

What I'm Learning: Creating an RSS feed from Gmail using Google Apps Scripts

While this is a very specific purpose, I am interested in the idea of using email to create content. Just think about a filter in gmail that could push to an rss feed. This means, any time someone (or some service) sent an email on a given topic, it could …

What I'm Using: Free and Beautiful Stock Photography

I ran across this wonderful list on Medium, and I immediately opened up each one in a new tab. They are wonderful. Special thanks to Dustin Senos for this list.  Stock photos that don’t suck — Design / UX — Medium Little Visuals http://littlevisuals.co/ Unsplash http://unsplash.com/ Death to the Stock …