Week Two! @hercules_middle

It’s been an amazing week, and I can feel it all coming together. Students are getting into their routines, kids know where classes are and they’re getting to know their teachers. I’ve got almost everyone’s name down and I’m overjoyed at all the smiling faces (and the sleepy ones). A quick round-up of what’s happened…

YouTube Design, Creating Channel Art @CreativeMarket

Let me begin by saying that I don’t support any of my students using paid services to design their YouTube channel art or any other online endeavor. When you get a little more serious about YouTubing, and you’ve got hundreds of subscribers, maybe you could begin to consider whether it’s necessary or not. That said,…

#Blog/Web Design 4 Year 2 #Film/Multimedia Students

We’re starting to put together our blogs for year 2 students. Our focus originally was trying to find something unique for our blogs to touch on. This may same difficult, but if we remember that each of us are unique individuals it’s not too hard to find something for your blog. Whatever topic you’re covering,…

Titan Tickets Cometh! #PBIS @Hercules_Middle- And a little @therulerNYC

The Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Matrix is being covered today in all elective classes for students at Hercules Middle School. To see the matrix for yourself, or for easy review, please refer to your (or your child’s) HMS Planner on p. 11 or click here. And for students that were not interested in…

Syllabi Galore #ELA and #FILM and #Multimedia

They’re done, they’re complete! The syllabus for ELA 6th and 8th grade is ready for viewing, students will go over it with me in the class on Thursday, 8/22. You can find it online here. Just scroll down to where is says, “Syllabus.” The syllabus for Film and Multimedia, year 1 and 2, is also…

GOOGLE Suite PD- Welcome New @WCCUSD Employees

I’ll be giving a short introduction to Google Suite for Education today for new employees in WCCUSD. I’m always available for questions. I’m Google Lvl 1 certified, hoping to finish Lvl 2 soon and apply for Google Innovator. Take a look at the short summary PD slides I’ve put together. If you’d like to use…