The Honest Truth…

February 5, 2018

Well… in true marathon style, I pooped my pants. I was moving and grooving and then some unsettling bubbles started bursting inside, and I knew the inevitable trip-up was coming. However, I am not going to let a little crap get in the way of my TrickleEDU mission. I set out to post every day, and life has made that…

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#TrickleChallenge, ConnectedTL, CUE, PodcastEDU, Professional Development

Podcasting With the Right People is So Fun!

episode 74 of Check This Out
January 17, 2018

On Tuesday, January 16, I hopped onto the 74th episode of Check This Out, a podcast by educators, for educators. My friends, and CUE Social Media Champs, Ryan and Brian, hosted, and we had the BEST time sharing all the cool learning and connecting opportunities for CUE members in 2018! Hope you enjoy! And the show notes might be my favorite part! 🙂…

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#TrickleChallenge, Family Time, Soft Skills

Filling My Own Family Bucket

empty hangers
January 15, 2018

DOWNPOUR NOTIFICATION: 3 days in one post due to… life. 🙂 Day 13 (January 13, 2018): I was at my nephew’s wedding today and fully enjoyed the opportunity to disconnect with my device and connect with my family. which I think is a #tricklechallenge nugget in and of itself. I was stressed about getting a post out because “I said I…

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#TrickleChallenge, PLN, Professional Development

Find Your Golden Nugget

January 11, 2018

As I finish up my second day of CUE Launch Training, I am tired. I have spent the last 48 hours hyper-focused on prepping some amazing educators to take the Google For Education Level 1 Certification. And many of them passed. Hooray! I ask each of the educators I work with to tell me what their #goldennugget is. Whether it’s…

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#TrickleChallenge, PlayPD, Sketchnotes

January 11th is World Sketchnote Day

January 10, 2018

I’m getting excited about World Skecthnote Day, an annual celebration of sketchnoting started by Mike Rohde and Mauro Toselli (of the Sketchnote Army) back in 2016. As I started thinking about the impact that sketchenotes have had on me as a processor of information, I visited my Twitter feed to see the sketchnotes I had published. This one caught my…

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#TrickleChallenge, PlayPD, STEM

Snap Circuits FTW — It’s a STEM Sunday!

snap circuits
January 7, 2018

While Charlie (my 5-year-old son) and Daddy built a new LEGO, I got to have some FUN with Snap Circuits today. Here’s a video showing you the magic in action! For $19.99, you, too, can get your hands on this STEM set and start unpacking the mysteries of electricity, conduction, and power. Here’s the link to the set that I…

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