FAVORITE EdTech tools and ideas to EMPOWER learners!

  Google Tour Builder Google Tour Builder is super easy to use. You need to go to this site: https://tourbuilder.withgoogle.com/ and start creating your tour. Students can make a virtual itinerary, including locking street views and add text, pictures, videos to their journey. This is a great way to tell a story. For instance, you can create … Continue reading FAVORITE EdTech tools and ideas to EMPOWER learners!

Cognitive Coaching: Developing Self-Directed Learners and Leaders by Costa and Garmston ~ Book Study

I decided to co-lead (with my colleague Arif Shaikh) a book study via Twitter (slow chat) on the book: Cognitive Coaching Developing Self-Directed Learners and Leaders by Costa and Garmston. This will happen between March and June 2017. If you would like to join us, please sign up using this GoogleForm and check the details about the Study in this googledoc where I … Continue reading Cognitive Coaching: Developing Self-Directed Learners and Leaders by Costa and Garmston ~ Book Study

Scott Buckley Creative Commons’ Music tracks

You might have been in my situation. Looking for Creative Commons' Music to add to a video? Since I have come across Scott Buckley's sites and I am so in love! Scott has beautiful music, from dark to quirky to adventurous and happy. Check out his site: http://www.scottbuckley.com.au/ Some of my favorite ones and what … Continue reading Scott Buckley Creative Commons’ Music tracks

Merci Google Teacher Academy

This might be redundant but as I am reflecting on my learning journey, I keep remembering about the Google Teacher Academy now called Google Innovation Academy and I am grateful for having applied in the first place (thanks to the session at the American School of Bombay by Kimberley Hall from EdTechTeam). Everything started there. … Continue reading Merci Google Teacher Academy

The French Corner – FSL Blog I like :-)

As a French Teacher, I have been following this blog for quite a while now: http://www.thefrenchcorner.net/ I think it has great ideas about engaging students in French Second Language Classes with edtech. There is a lot on iPad that actually does not apply to me a lot as our Secondary students have laptops but the ideas … Continue reading The French Corner – FSL Blog I like 🙂

What does “innovating” look like in practice?

After reading The Innovator's Mindset and having finished the #IMMOOC with George Couros, my learning does not stop here. I keep reflecting and improving my practice of innovation. I though it was a good time to ask other member of the #IMMOOC and my awesome EdTech Mentor Team to brainstorm on the practical aspects of … Continue reading What does “innovating” look like in practice?

The ISTE Standards for Students 2016 ~ Drive action

The ISTE Standards act as excellent guidelines for EdTech Coaches in schools. I use them regularly to envision, implement and reflect throughout my work. They summarize the important pillars for teaching and learning with and through technology. Reference: 2016 ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved. The … Continue reading The ISTE Standards for Students 2016 ~ Drive action

About friendship ~ The Awesome Shefali Jhaveri

This Blog is not restricted to edtech, teaching and learning. This is all about what I love to share, who and what inspire me and a post on friendship totally fits. Meet Shefali Jhaveri, my best friend. I met Shefali at the Google Teacher Academy in 2014. We attended this life-changing event as we were … Continue reading About friendship ~ The Awesome Shefali Jhaveri