Websites: Innovation at Chandler and Summer Reading
Innovation at Chandler and Summer Reading are two websites I created for our school to support self-paced professional development as it relates to our school goals. The innovation site includes links to articles, ideas and rubrics related to making, project-based learning (PBL) and design thinking. The summer reading site
If you like to visually browse for resources, then check out my boards. I post to this site daily and it showcases both my personal and professional interests. You'll find everything from project-based learning resources to cooking ideas.
Top education boards include: Google Resources, Educational Inspiration & Articles, EdTech Resources, Professional Development and Maker Resources.
My current favorite pinners are Diana Rendina of Renovated Learning and Lisa Highfill from Teachers Give Teachers.
Diigo is a social bookmarking website that I also utilize on a regular basis. Their daily digital digest helps me stay abreast of emerging tools and educational trends. I'm also able to reshare these resources with my students and colleagues. The sample below is tagged with GAFE for Google Apps for Education resources. To explore this library further, either click on "A Sampling of My Diigo Library" or look for me on Diigo at jillb327.
This Twitter feed contains resources and ideas related to educational technology and middle school education. For me the best way to use Twitter is to use it in conjunction with TweetDeck which I use to organize tweets by hashtags and media.
Some of my favorite people to follow are: