Note Taking in the 21st Century

Thinking back to my college days, I remember sitting in lecture halls and feverishly writing down all of the notes I could while the professor lectured.  It was always a challenge to keep up with what they were saying, writing while at the same time trying to understand and make sense of the new information.  This…

Shared Google Calendar for Collaboration

One of the easiest ways to assist effective collaboration between teachers is to create a shared Google Calendar so all parties involved can get greater clarity.  You can easily set up meeting dates and include the agendas, goals, teacher roles, in the event details.  You can also share out important due dates and any other…

Collaboration – It All Starts With Mindset

This is the first part of a series of blog posts where I will focus on collaboration.  We will start with the proper mindset to begin and then we will look at the tools and techniques we can use to improve the collaboration that takes place in, and out of, our classrooms.   Collaboration, besides…