Solidarity from a cold Saturday and Sunday warmed my heart…..

Solidarity is a word that has been thrown around a lot lately. Not necessarily in edtech, but as it relates to this country and the division and sides/groups/causes that are being selected by individuals. With the climate of this country, definitive lines are being drawn and the unfortunate and blatant ugliness is manifesting itself in …

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More than one word from 2016……

I realized I had been slacking somewhat in writing on my blog. I know most people started the year with their "One Word" that will carry them throughout the year. I've seen some great words chosen: growth, relentless, listen, caring, and perseverance to name a few. But because I like to do things differently, I …

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On the other side….

The beauty and simplicity of parables that Jesus told I've always found remarkable. His ability to use a parable to vividly break down a complex idea into simpler things or to silence his critics was astonishing. Although I enjoy a number of the parables in the Bible, one really has been on my mind lately with …

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Time for the next round…..

I apologize in advance for this post. My feelings and emotions are still a bit of a wreck after this past Tuesday. I honestly had a bad feeling about the election for awhile and even shut down my social media accounts because I just could not read and dialogue about the ugliness anymore. Last week …

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The Message

When I turned on my phone the other morning I received multiple notifications: one for my good friend's birthday (who is awesome) and the second one was that my blog has been around on WordPress for exactly one year. Wow, one year really? This blog has been a huge undertaking for me as a very …

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Caught with a hand in the sugar cookie jar…..

With the actions, words, and activism of some educators of color, diversity and the call for inclusion are beginning to create noticable waves in the ocean of edtech. There are a lot of divers and fishing boat captains in this ocean who are majority white. In the edtech ocean waters, especially close to the surface, …

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We belong…

I'm going to be honest, I'm not a very confident woman. There are so many times I question what I'm doing, worry about my ability to make things happen, and hate any type of attention, even the positive kind. I am a work in progress and will continue to improve my feelings of adequacy and …

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