About Technology Chatter

certified trainer badgeThis blog is administered by Dodie Ainslie, Instructional Technology Support Specialist for Broome-Tioga BOCES. My goal is for teachers and administrators to collaborate on how they are using technology to increase student thinking and learning.

Currently my focus will be supporting teachers in two districts, helping teachers integrate technology to enhance learning in their classrooms. Digital Citizenship is also my passion specifically cultivating a community of good citizens both in our physical communities and our virtual ones. My blog has blossomed as I have as a leader. For that reason I have expanded my themes to include posts on being a leader in this turbulent educational environment of testing and accountability. My hope is that great teachers and leaders don’t lose their passion for teaching and helping their students be everything they can be.

In 2011 I worked with fellow educators across the world to organize the Global Education Conference. In 2012 I was elected to be the Communications Coordinator for ISTE SIGadmin and served until 2014. In the Summer of 2014 I became a Google Certified Educator and December 2015 I became a Google Certified Trainer.  I am an educator by choice and am passionate about student learning. My classroom teaching experience includes 3rd, 4th and 6th grades. I have mentored and coached teachers pre-k through 12th grade.

This blog is purely my own beliefs and ideas of education therefore the ideas presented here are not necessarily the ideas of my employer.

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4 thoughts on “About Technology Chatter

  1. Dodie,
    I saw this video yesterday and ordered the book for my PC Kindle. I have read just a little bit of the book but am planning to finish it before my 4th graders return to school on January 11th. I love the ideas you shared here. I definitely want to use them with my kids. Do you have a classroom? I thought instead of just stealing (I mean borrowing) your idea that maybe we could do it as a collaborative project. Please let me know.

    If that is not possible, I hope you are okay with me “borrowing” your ideas and crediting them back to you.

    Happy New Year.

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