Author Archives: sarahwg

PLN Challenge #6: iGoogle & the PLN web

I admit that I fall into the category of iGoogle users that established a page once a long time ago and then let it fall by the wayside. Jo Hart‘s challenge #6 post gives some great reasons for starting or … Continue reading

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New Teacher Boot Camp Week #2

I started in on Week #2: VoiceThread a little early since I’ll be gone out of town until the end of the week. I am really looking forward to being close to the mountains and sleeping outside every night but … Continue reading

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Blogging from the bus about PLN Challenge #5

I’ll start by warning you that I am writing this on a bus. I’ve locked up our apartment and I am on my way to my in-laws to start the first leg of our summer adventures. We head out early … Continue reading

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New Teacher Boot Camp Week #1

We’re on Week 1: Wordle of the #ntbootcamp, part of Edutopia’s summer professional development series, and I’m putting together my plan to use Wordle at the beginning of the school year. I’ve been mulling it over in the back of … Continue reading

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PLN Challenge # 4: Making Time

Last week I began the process of building my PLN and then promptly got pulled back into “real life” with all the activity of the last week of school. I feel torn between focusing on the now and thinking about … Continue reading

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PLN Challenge #’s 1, 2, & 3

I’ve been craving professional development. I guess this craving was fueled by my recent entry into the world of running. I find running incredibly motivating because 1) it challenges me, 2) it provides a continually growing list of new goals … Continue reading

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