March has definitely has been a busy month for me. Yesterday, I concluded that month with a final virtual presentation for Educator Alexander. I loved sharing ways to empower student voice with the participants. Miss that session, no worries, you can check it out here: edalex.net/voicetechvid. Prior to that virtual webinar, I presented at two in person conferences (NCTies and KySTE) and one virtual conference (Spring CUE).
In addition to a busy month presenting outside of Virginia, I hosted 3 sessions at my school and engaged in 17 coteaching lessons inside my school. Whew- just talking about it makes me tired but so proud! April "should be" a little calmer as I put on my "mom hat" and begin exploring colleges for my youngest during Spring Break and only have a few virtual presentations.
Reviewing what are the ABCs of Transforming Learning are-
Two weeks ago, I shared a blog post called N = Never Stop Learning. During a month where I was engaging in so many learning opportunities- this was the perfect focus for N. As educators, we need to be lifelong learners, but with so much on educators' plates right now- that can seem like the one thing that gets left off of our to do list. But as educators, it is essential that we do engage in the pursuit of learning- our students deserve it and so do we.
This week, we will focus on O = Organize Family Engagement Events. A lot of times, when we plan such events, it can get overwhelming. We want to create the perfect event and make sure that we think of everything. Family engagement has been a huge focus for me this year and as I have embarked on this journey, I have found some amazing family engagement events that can help any school get started with the fun,