Archive for the 'Awards' Category

I’m a GCT, Yeah You Know Me!

Thursday, September 25th, 2008
It’s true.  After spending a day eating free delicious food (Googlers told tales of gettting the “Google 15”) and cramming my brain with Google-Goodness, I’m Google Certified.  It was a great and intense day, and I met a lot of very innovative forward-thinking teachers that question everything.  I’m generally wary of being some sort of [...]

I’m Going to the Google Teacher Academy!

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Exciting news: On September 24th, I’ll be at the Google offices in downtown Chicago collaborating with a diverse group of teachers at the Google Teacher Academy! I was selected, along with 49 other educators to participate in an an “intensive, one-day event where participants get hands-on experience with Google’s free products and other technologies, learn about innovative instructional strategies, receive resources to share with colleagues, and immerse themselves in an innovative corporate environment.”

Part of the application required a one minute video on “Motivation & Learning.” My submission was a minimalist approach using the look of the retro chalkboard.

Tempest fugit

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Today I received a service award from Northwestern University Information Technology for working here for more than five years. Five years?! Can you believe it?! I feel like I just got here.

I’m an AEL!

Friday, April 21st, 2006

I used to be a Macromedia Education Leader, but since they’re now part of Adobe, I’m an Adobe Education Leader.