Building Confidence

\\\\\\\"Your tutorial allowed me to feel much more at ease and helped build the confidence I needed.\\\\\\\" - Erin B. (English Teacher) More »

Enthusiasm for Technology

\\\\\\\"Your enthusiasm for technology usage helps motivate me to try more in my own classroom.\\\\\\\" - Jeff B. (Freshman Teacher) More »

Engaging Students

\\\\\\\"You have helped me find ways of incorporating technology into my classroom that I didn’t even know existed. This technology has helped to engage my students as well as reinvigorate me as an instructor.\\\\\\\' - Kenny B. (Social Studies Teacher) More »

Lots of Information

\\\\\\\"Thanks so much for all the info, lots to dig through and learn fast!\\\\\\\" - Jessica T. (High School Teacher) More »

The Courage to Try Something New

\\\\\\\"You gave me the courage to try something new in my classroom. And it worked!\\\\\\\' - Margaret P. (Advanced Placement Teacher) More »

 

Student Blogs: Why?

I had the rewarding opportunity to talk with FACE Teacher Erin F. about blogging options for her students. She said that her students were taking pictures of the food creations they were making in her classes, and sharing them online.

#30SecondTake March Madness Competition

Vote early and vote often for @jbretzmann at #30SecondTake or any other educator who resonates with you as we answer the question, “What’s the greatest Cinderella Story yet to be told in education?” from @GustafsonBrad  

10 Minute Tuneup

When the going gets tough (#March), the tough get going (#10MinuteTuneup). It’s that time of year when students are burned out because they’ve worked hard, and they have not had a break for a while. Winter break is a historic

Google n’ More conference in Waukegan, IL (1-24-15)

Presentation Visuals: Use This Flipping Technology Backchannel: todaysmeet.com/bretzchat124 Handouts: bit.ly/flipclassedtech CONFERENCE LINK: http://sched.co/29Ul “Use This Flipping Technology” Whether in a Flipped or more traditional classroom, learning can be enhanced, expanded, and made more engaging with the intentional use of the best EdTech

Use This Flipping Technology (SLATE)

Use This Flipping Technology (share) Whether in a Flipped or more traditional classroom, learning can be enhanced, expanded, and more engaging with the intentional use of the best EdTech tools. We’ll share our experiences with tools for creating, curating, and

#30SecondTake Number 3 or Episode #13 !

My take on the digital do’s in education plus one don’t. A quick video about Do Do!

#30SecondTake Number 2 or Episode #12 !

My thoughts and more on “What is PLN to you?” With expert input from the ultra-connected @TWhitford (who is also a really great guy), and hosted by the ever-energized @GustafsonBrad  Let’s keep learning together!

#30SecondTake Number 1 or Episode #11 !

My thoughts and more on whether, when, and how to flip a class. Enjoy! (and be sure to follow @terrieichholz and @GustafsonBrad) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp762j9I-1k

What’s in a name?

Recently I went to the water park with my family. The only spot to set up camp was the former location of the temporary tattoo artist. So for that day we sat under a painted sign that simply read “Tattoos.”

Telling About Tellagami

I’m so excited about Tellagami I had to share it with you. It’s so easy with several cool options, and it’s just a lot of fun. Tellagami lets you record your own voice or type the words you want your cartoony