Category Archives: General

  1. Tissue Tabloid: Lessons Learned

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    June 15, 2019 by Dr. Barber

    I have a poster session at #ISTE19 in the #ETCoaches Playground on Tissue Tabloid – Bathroom Communications (Tuesday 6/25 @ …
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  2. Find the Hottest Thing in the School

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    April 23, 2019 by Dr. Barber

    Testing time is not just an opportunity for students to turn off and stop trying to learn more.  It’s also …
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  3. It’s Time for Virtual Learning

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    February 2, 2019 by Dr. Barber

    As the polar vortex brought unbelievably cold temperatures, school systems across the U.S. attempted to use virtual learning exercises for …
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  4. Feedback FOR the #EdTech Coach

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    December 15, 2018 by Dr. Barber

    How do you know you are a good #edtech coach? Who told you? In some districts, the district level coaches …
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  5. The Perfect Spot for Communication

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    August 26, 2018 by Dr. Barber

    Trying to reach your teachers to tell them about a great app? How about teaching teachers to use their email …
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  6. The Biggest Technology Support Problem in Schools

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    August 11, 2018 by Dr. Barber

    I went “back to work” two weeks ago. (Even though I’ve been working all summer preparing for school, I’m now …
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  7. A Magical Year Begins in Your School Library

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    July 25, 2018 by Dr. Barber

    Teachers (and teacher-librarians) report in less than a week.  What am I doing to prepare? Lunch with friends.  Check! Last …
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  8. Volunteer at a Conference?

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    July 13, 2018 by Dr. Barber

    I volunteered at two conferences this summer.  One was the Georgia Library Media Associations’ Summer Institute.  I serve on the …
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  9. I Skipped Sessions

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    June 16, 2018 by Dr. Barber

    Conferences, big and small, run amok during the teachers’ offseason, a.k.a. summer.  And, of course, during the summer, all of …
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  10. Challenge: 20 Hrs. of 1 HS Class in 1 Week

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    April 21, 2018 by Dr. Barber

    Sometimes, you can’t make this stuff up. To accommodate end-of-year testing, the original* schedule is laid out where my high …
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