Colette Cassinelli's visionary use of information literacy and educational technology

Professional Development

TLchat:  new faces and new voices

TLchat: new faces and new voices

Last December, fellow Librarian Tiffany Whitehead put out an all call for some Teacher Librarians to step up and help bring some new blood to the TL Virtual Cafe — which had been on hiatus.  I said I would help out and two months ago […]

Colette’s Future Ready:  News You Can Use

Colette’s Future Ready: News You Can Use

I’ve been gathering some of my favorite resources for a new website that I am creating for my new position at Library Instructional Technology Teacher at Sunset High School.  Here’s my initial shares. Chromebook Four Powerful Formative Assessment Tools for the Chromebook Classroom blog post […]

100 Day Plan for a new job

100 Day Plan for a new job

The Prompt:  Before interviewing for my new position, I was asked to outline my 100 Day Plan for starting the school year as a new Library Instructional Technology Teacher. Planning my first 100 days gave me time to really reflect on the responsibilities of the […]

NorthWest EdTech 1.8.13

NorthWest EdTech 1.8.13

Last night I had the privilege of being part of NorthWest EdTech (show notes) – a Google+ Hangout show hosted by Sean Williams and Jeremy McDonald.  We discussed what projects we are working on, favorite apps and upcoming professional development opportunities in the Portland/Oregon region. […]

edcamp PDX

edcamp PDX

A few Portland area educators one evening were discussing on Twitter that we should get together face-to-face and meet each other and share ideas .. and bring a friend. Next thing you know we start brainstorming ideas for an unconference workshop day. What is an […]

Gabcast for easy recordings

Gabcast for easy recordings

This past week I attend the EdTech PD Cadre sponsored by OETC and ODE.  One of our activities was to use a Web 2.0 tool to reflect on one of the goals of the year-long program.  We chose: A goal of the EdTech PD Cadre is […]

Professional Development Meme

Professional Development Meme

Martha Thornburg tagged me for this Professional Development Goals Meme.  I first met Martha at a DEN event at the NCCE conference in Seattle but more recently the two of us represented the beautiful NW at the Google Teacher Academy.  She bugged me about finishing […]

A Path to Becoming a 21st Century Literate Educator — Self Development

A Path to Becoming a 21st Century Literate Educator — Self Development

I love these ideas from David Warlick’s blog.  Every educator needs to be a self-directed LEARNER and develop their own community of practice to assist them in developing themselves as a literate 21st century educator. Find two or more other educators in your school who […]