A Busy Summer Ahead

Here in the Memphis, Tennessee area, we are entering our final week of the 2015-16 school year. For me, that includes finalizing plans for summer conferences and professional development offerings. As usual, I have overpacked my schedule and adding graduate school courses to the mix is probably going to push me over the edge. However, most of the…

Self-Assessment for Teacher on ISTE Standards

UPDATE: MobileMind no longer resells the assessment mentioned. They have, however, referred me to 2gnō.me. If any of you have used 2gnō.me and want to share some insights, please do comment below. Yesterday I was introduced to MobileMind and the professional development solutions they offer, particularly in regards to Google in Education. I’m looking forward to learning…

More Thoughts About 3D Printing

This week I am showing my Polar 3D printer to the kindergarten students at my school. I will state out front, I am NOT a kindergarten teacher. After so many years teaching high school and not having raised children of my own, I find it a challenge to teach the younger kids. I always feel…

SVG Issue from Illustrator to Tinkercad

I just wanted to drop a quick post on here in case anyone else is running into this issue (and to remind myself of the solution when I forget it). I wanted to make a 3D print of my school district logo on my Polar3D printer. I brought the PNG file into Illustrator and manipulated it…