MYP Training for Heads of School Cat 2

Starting February 2017, I enrolled into an MYP (Middle Years Programme) online training for Delivery the MYP as a Coordinator.  Through this program I gained insight on how to best implement aspects of the MYP that would be applicable into our IGCSE Program. 78 more words

Professional Development

Learning to Learn... How?

“Learning to Learn,” is one of the life skills identified on 4-H’s Targeting Life Skills Wheel.  It makes sense to include it as an identified skill we want youth to develop.  477 more words

Professional Development

Inspired and Informed at the Adelante Mujer Latina Career Conference

Two Saturdays ago, four of our Cloud & Fire ladies attended the 2017 Adelante Mujer Latina Career Conference at CSUN which was put on by the Comisión Femenil of San Fernando Valley. 474 more words


NAEA 2017 Recap

At the beginning of March, Angela Medrano and I had the privilege to attend the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Annual Conference. While this conference is geared towards a variety of art educators, including elementary, middle, and high school teachers, professors and university students, and museum educators, the Museum Education Division holds a preconference on art museum education. 130 more words

Art & Teaching

I Love It When A Plan Comes Together (Or What I Learned About Business Playing Board Games)

It’s really my brother’s fault. He has a tradition of giving my family a game at Thanksgiving every year. Two years ago he gave us “Star Trek Attack Wing – Starter Pack.” Conceptually, it’s a pretty simple game. 556 more words

Personal Development

5th Annual #EdcampAccessBoston: Saturday, April 8th

Come and join our 5th Annual #EdcampAccessBoston on Saturday, April 8th. Connect, collaborative and learn innovative educational practices and the latest technology to help struggling learners. 6 more words


Self-sabotage: Shooting myself in the foot!

Self –sabotage… here is a perfect example of what we call self-sabotage:

Last fall a colleague of mine, Martina Knobloch, and I coalesced around a great idea for an event.  411 more words