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Education is one of JLA’s Focus Areas to Serve the Community

Literacy starts before a child meets their first teacher. This is why talking, reading and singing with young children at home is crucial; it forms the connections in their brains that help build literacy skills (American Academy of Pediatrics). Therefore, when childhood literacy is emphasized early, children enter school prepared to thrive and are better … Continue reading


Professional Development is Essential for Career Growth

Those that have been given the charge and have the responsibility to educate others must be committed to continuous learning. Learning is fundamental throughout one’s career. Check out my thoughts on professional development in the article I wrote for ACTE’s blog: Continue reading


Passion Projects

Passion projects allow students to tie the curriculum to their own thoughts and ideas. Their learning is truly personalized because they decide what they would like to learn and how. This year my students delved into their likes, dislikes, and interests and created their passion projects. What are your passions? What are you doing to … Continue reading

Education / Personalized Learning / Training

Videos and Other Engagement Tools for Personalized Learning (220+ Free Apps) #GAETC16

220+ Free Apps for Personalized Learning Videos provide a great tool to engage students. I presented on video and engagement tools at the Georgia Educational Technology Conference on 11/2/2016. This list includes the apps that I highlighted in my presentation and many more. I have continually updated this list every year for the past 2 years. … Continue reading

Business / Education / Personalized Learning

Business Related Links for Reference

Here are some useful links for those studying business and business related topics. This list will be updated periodically. Please comment and add links to reputable websites that can be used related to business. Coding Resources Code School – Free Co Courses Khan Academy – Hour of Code Financial Literacy Federal Reserve Practical Money … Continue reading