4 Practical and Productive Ways to #Innovate Your Commute

I spend so much of my time in the car. The majority of my time accrued is spent on the way back and forth to school. 45 minutes there aaaaaaand 45 minutes back. All that driving makes me antsy. To make matters worse, I'm usually caffeinated and ready to get my day started with a bang. … Continue reading 4 Practical and Productive Ways to #Innovate Your Commute

4 Tips to Mitigate the Risk of Implementing Innovation

I'm a first year teacher at a school in a rural district. I teach a self-contained special education class for students with autism and intellectual disability. So naturally, I dove right into creating a Twitter PLN and starting a blog as well this year. Then, I signed up for the #IMMOOC and I impulsively bought … Continue reading 4 Tips to Mitigate the Risk of Implementing Innovation

Special Educators: The OG Innovators

Let me set the scene: I'm a special educator. Not a resource, inclusion, RTI, MTSS, consulting special educator. I'm a self-contained, furthest-portable-in-the-back special educator. My class is different than the other classes in our middle school. My students don't switch classes (except go to PE) because the IEP team decided that's my students' least restrictive environment. … Continue reading Special Educators: The OG Innovators