Sunday, May 31, 2015

Bookmarks of Note (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of BackPorch Bookmarks group favorite links are here.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

K 12 Conference Proposals Due

It's time to think about the k 12 Conference and your participation.

above graphic shared by @jen_williams on Twitter

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Why Democracy Works....

Clay Christensen - Video Freely Available For Distrubition As Long As Not Edited

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Classroom Management - Interactive Learning for Teachers.

Dr. Garrett is a professor of teacher education at Rider University in New Jersey and has a specialization in the field of classroom management. She has a long list of publications and presentations to her credit, including a book, Effective Classroom Management - The EssentialsOver the last few months, she has been entering the world of blogging and social network sites.   

Dr. Garrett just finished creating an app for the iPad & iPhone for teachers called Classroom Management Essentials.  This is an interactive, self-guided professional development tool that allows teachers to learn about the process of classroom management.  It includes interactive features, lectures, video clips, and more.  The app is designed to benefit both novice and veteran teachers as well as those serving in supervisory roles such as principals and supervisors. 

You can also get a brief description of the app on her website at

The app is available on the iTunes store -

It is free on Wednesday, May 13th.

Connect with Dr. Garrett on....

Monday, May 11, 2015

"I may not be smarter, but I can work harder."

First I have to tell you that the Cool Cat is smarter - smarter than me anyway! She is in my circle of the wise - I read her words, follow her social media footsteps, bask in the glow emanating from her persona. Vicki recently spoke with Ebunoluwa Oyebade on StarWomanPlus about her inspirations, her passions, her journey, and her plumbline. Read more at  Ebunoluwa's site....

Sunday, May 3, 2015