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EDUC 6104 ISTE Coaching Standard 3a Reflection

Relationships at the Core

For this final module, I wanted to explore ISTE Coaching Standard 4.3 a. Coaches will “establish trusting and respectful coaching relationships that encourage educators to explore new instructional strategies. My questions were: when working with educators, especially those you have never coached before, what is the best way to establish a solid foundational relationship between […]

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Community Engagement Project EDUC 6101 ISTE Coaching Standard 4.7 ISTE Coaching Standard 7 ISTE Standard 4.7a ISTE Standard 4.7b ISTE Standard 4.7c ISTE Standard 4.7D

Community Engagement Project

Working in a small rural school district in the Pacific Northwest brings many different challenges and successes when it comes to technology and education. I am blessed to work in a district that is 1-to-1 with Chromebooks. Every single student in my district has a device to use, and middle and high school students can […]

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EDUC 6101 ISTE Coaching Standard 4.7 ISTE Coaching Standard 7 ISTE Standard 4.7a ISTE Standard 4.7b ISTE Standard 4.7c ISTE Standard 4.7D Mission Statement

Digital Learning Mission Statement

Digital Learning Mission Statement Digital Citizen Advocate is one of the most important roles I will undertake as a digital education leader. As a digital citizen advocate, International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) Coaches Standard 7, I see myself in the role of guide and supporter, coincidentally, this is how I view my role as […]

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EDUC 6101 ISTE Coaching Standard 7 ISTE Standard 4.7b Reflection

Respect

Defining the meaning of respect is challenging. Defining the meaning of mutual respect is even more difficult. The main reason for this struggle is that the word respect is both a noun and a verb. When you Google “definition of respect” three different definitions come up for respect as a noun and one for respect […]

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EDUC 6101 ISTE Coaching Standard 7 ISTE Standard 4.7a Reflection

Transparency

Transparency, there is more than one definition for this important word. The definition that I am going to use for this article is the second definition from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (n.d.) “the quality that makes something obvious or easy to understand.” As I was reading for our third module on social justice, I realized how […]

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EDUC 6101 ISTE 4.7c ISTE Coaching Standard 7 Reflection

Thinking Critically

What does it mean to be a critical thinker? Does a common definition actually exist? The easy answer to this question, is no. After much research on the topic, I have come to realize there is not one single commonly agreed upon definition for the term “critical thinking”.  For the purposes of this post I […]

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EDUC 6101 ISTE Coaching Standard 7 ISTE Standard 4.7b Reflection

Finding Hope

In August of 2018, I attended my first summer institute at my new teaching job. I was a brand-new change of career teacher, and I really did not fully understand the magnitude of the adventure I was embarking upon. My first day of training was mostly get to know you activities with the whole district […]

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