Hello World. My name is Colette Cassinelli and I am a high school Library Instructional Technology Teacher at Sunset High School in Beaverton, Oregon. I have over 25 years of teaching experiences in grades K-16. In July of 2007, I completed my Master’s of Arts in Educational Technology at Pepperdine University and I also have a Library Media Endorsement from Portland State University.
My passion is learning new things. I love to read, travel, listen to music and talk! I share my wonderful life with my husband and two sons and their families.
I am always on the lookout for great information literacy or technology integration lessons to share with my faculty during professional development workshops.
I am a Google Certified Innovator and have presented at local and national library and technology conferences including the Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE), at the International Society of Technology in Education conference (ISTE), EdTechTeam Google Summits, and Oregon Association of School Libraries (OASL).
During my very first blog post, titled “Seeking the Answer” I share:
One of my favorite quotes is “We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself ” (Lloyd Alexander). This blog represents my vision and quest for NOT discovering the answer – but probing the questions about the power of educational technology which hopefully will lead to newer and more fascinating questions to ponder.
I use this blog to share what I am doing in my classroom, to share new tools or projects that I am involved in or just reflect on my own learning. This is my self-discovery and I look forward to sharing it with you and learning from you along the way.
Please drop me a line at colette (dot) cassinelli (at) gmail (dot) com or on Twitter
Updated: April 2017
Note: This blog contains my own ideas and does not reflect any position or statement by my employer. While I often present workshops using G Suite for Education, Canvas, Adobe, and TechSmith tools, I am not a paid consultant or employee.