Lisa Highfill (@lhighfill) is an Instructional Technology Coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her masters in Educational Technology Leadership and has been a classroom teacher for over 20 years. As a Google Certified Innovator, and a YouTube Star Teacher, she travels the country presenting at EdTEch conferences and speaking about lesson design and learning theory. Lisa is the co-creator and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook.
“The HyperDoc Handbook is a practical reference guide for all K-12 educators looking to transform their teaching into blended learning environments. This book strikes a perfect balance between pedagogy and how-to tips, while also providing several lesson plans to get you going. HyperDocs will improve collaboration and instruction between all education stakeholders, including: students, teachers, administrators, instructional coaches, professional developers, and families.”
Time to Wonder
- Thinkers, creators, innovators...all attributes we want for our students, but do our classrooms provide the opportunity for this these skills to develop? While the current teacher manifesto if full of buzzwords that are likely to overwhelm even the most seasoned educators, there is a way! Join in this thoughtful exploration as we ponder ways to shift the way we have always done things, maximizing face time with our students, and creating new solutions to achieve goals while allowing students the time to wonder.
Before the Ah-Ha Moment
- So often in school, in order to improve instruction, we spend a big portion of our time examining data. When was the last time you focused on the steps that lead up to the the aha moment, when learning occurs? Inspire your own instruction by interacting, sharing ideas, and engaging with others in this personal look at learning. Let's explore beyond the curriculum, to factors that can change the learners in your classroom for a lifetime.