#NCEA17 5 Quick Takes and 1 Surprise

I had a fabulous week in St. Louis for the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) Convention. The conventions I have attended are 2010 Minneapolis 2013 Houston 2014 Pitttsburg 2015 Orlando 2016 San Diego 2017 St. Louis The conventions always prove to be a wonderful opportunity to grow as a Catholic, teacher, and friend. Each year [Read On]

#NeCathEdCamp Success!

Wow, what a day! #NECathEdCamp was truly a success. Did we solve all of the educational challenges of an educator? Did we answer every question that an educator has? Were all the unique situations of a Catholic school teacher addressed? No. But did we have a great time of learning and sharing? YES! But first, [Read On]

5 Quick (Sort of) Takes From #NCEA16

I’m back from a wonderful week in San Diego for the National Catholic Educational Association Convention (#NCEA16). It’s hard to blog about all the wonderful things I learned and experienced, so I thought I’d stick to 5. 5. Mass with 4,400 Catholic educators who are fully participating in the Mass with lovely music and atmosphere. Tuesday’s [Read On]

Interview on An Engaging Faith

I was invited by Elizabeth Reardon, host of An Engaging Faith, to be on her show. You can listen to the podcast here. I had a blast visiting with Elizabeth! I think we could have talked for another hour. Thank you, Elizabeth, for the invitation!

Schools That Attended #EdCampArchOmaha

Using Wordle!

The Best Parts of #EdCampArchOmaha

Using Wordle!

The 2015 #EdCampArchOmaha is in the Books!

We did it! The first #EdCampArchOmaha is in the books! I am so grateful for the team that helped put this together and the teachers that came today! First, a picture and then the top 8 take-aways about putting together and participating in an edcamp.   #8 Working with a great group of people. I’d [Read On]

We Have a Rosary Color Winner!

Thanks to so many of you for your help in helping me pick the color for the Wedding Rosary for Byron and Karisa’s wedding. Here are the details.     Using MapAList I was able to plot the locations of all those who voted. They will have a Rosary color picked by friends from around [Read On]

The Color of Twine for a Wedding Lasso Rosary

Hello! Would you like to help me with a fun activity? How about picking the color of twine for a Wedding Lasso Rosary for my son and his new wife? I will be adding a St. Francis Crucifix at the end. This type of  crucifix is also known as the San Damiano Crucifix. I am [Read On]

How I Made QR Code Stations of the Cross

A traditional Lenten practice is praying the Stations of the Cross. The 7th graders at our school present a tableau of the Stations of the Cross. Every year it is a powerful performance. This year our school purchased a cart filled with 32 iPads. I’m always on the look out for new ways to add [Read On]