Creating Can Build Empathy

Creating Can Build Empathy

Cover image by Nguyen Ngoc Vu for alexmcmillan.co. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Creating artistic work that contains original thought that the artist highly values can encourage empathy when faced with decisions…
Connections

Connections

It's 1999. I am 16 and I going to a restaurant for a job interview. I arrive a few minutes early and wait at one of the restaurant's golden tables…
10 Rules For Technology Integration

10 Rules For Technology Integration

10 years into teaching and 2 years into my career as a tech coach. I even got to spend 2 years as a professional photographer! All these experiences together have…
Action Plan: Python

Action Plan: Python

β€œ[My hobby] is something I can do in my spare time, be creative and write and not have to be graded,” because, β€œyou know how in school you’re creative, but…
Teacher as Questioner

Teacher as Questioner

What is culture? Can a country share a culture? A city? An organization? A family? How do we change the way a group of people think? These are my essential…
Less  is More

Less is More

I did it! I finally deleted over 200 PEOPLE ON TWITTER! *hold for applause* *πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—πŸ¦—* What? You aren't impressed? What if I told you that I wasn't actually communicating with…
My 2019 ISTE Goals

My 2019 ISTE Goals

It's 2019 & the lunar new year is nye. Time to set some goals. I am connected. I'm a 35 year old technology enthusiast who has a ridiculous amount of…
My Communities

My Communities

Recently I had a job interview-- yes, it's that time of the year again that we all look forward to-- in my interview, I was surprised by a question: "tell…
Orientation Unit 1: My Why

Orientation Unit 1: My Why

Hello, everyone! I am very excited to begin my COETAIL journey over the next 3 semesters! Let's kick off the first course answering the questions posted in Unit 1. Name:…