#2techtruths

In our city, the Technology Resource Teachers (TRTs) send out an annual email to introduce themselves.  I wanted to do something different this year, and have created a SMORE Flyer with all of the information that I usually send in the email. The link to the flyer is here: https://www.smore.com/bbntc A good friend and great […]

Lessons from #Ferguson

I’ve been watching the posts etc. coming out of Ferguson, MO as I’m sure all of you have.  Yesterday my professional reading had two links to information about #Ferguson: Larry Ferlazzo’s curated posts and a Post on the Center for Teaching Quality blog. It struck me – as I looked at one particular tweet – […]

Coaching Millennials

Last week I went to a workshop on Supervision.  From time to time I have to coordinate a team of coaches to get a project done, so I thought I might get a few additional resources from this session.  We spent a portion of the session discussing the needs and expectations of employees of different […]

Email Coaching

Email is one of the hardest things to try to coach teachers about.  Most have had personal email accounts for years.  So they think they know how to use email.  Try to suggest that folks sit down with you to learn to use Outlook (the program our school division uses for email), and they look […]

What is Tech Coach Chat?

Dr. Ruth and I started this blog for all the Instructional Technology Coaches out there. Some of you were hired for the role and some of you were voluntold (because it fits under the “all other duties as assigned” clause in your contract). You are not alone. There are Instructional Technology Coaches all around the world. […]