Edtech Nerds Gift Guide: Creativity

Edtech Nerds Gift Guide: Efficiency

Improve Your Efficiency It’s the holiday season and the EdTech Nerds are in full cheer! To kick off the season, being such a gadget Nerd, I’m putting together a series of gift guides focused on each of the EdTech Nerds Five Pillars: Creativity, Community, Mindfulness,...
The Art of Presenting

The Art of Presenting

Using Colors and Fonts Like a Pro Are you tired of creating lackluster presentations for your students? Do you want to engage and inspire them with visual aids that help them retain information? As educators, we know that effective communication is essential to...
Connecting Breath to Movement

Connecting Breath to Movement

How often do you pay attention to how you’re breathing or even if you’re breathing?  I’m guessing not that much.  Breathing is such an automatic task for our bodies to function that we rarely take the time to slow down and pay attention to...
Getting Started with Zines

Getting Started with Zines

“Are you telling me that I can turn one sheet of paper into an 8-page booklet?”   “YEP!” I first learned about this from an English teacher colleague back in the early 2000’s.  I’m sure the concept has been around for quite some time, but I love the...
Six Ways to Deepen Your Focus

Six Ways to Deepen Your Focus

We’ve all been there.  We finally sit down to get some work done, then it happens… The mind goes blank, interruptions abound, our attention shifts to that crack in the wall you never noticed before.  Distractions invade our brains.  You want to get that lesson plan...