Author Archives: @mr_snyderman

About @mr_snyderman

Technology Integration Specialist for Lake Washington School District, NCCE Past President, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Master Trainer, world-traveller, and Montana native. #tlchat #ncce #istelib

Week 5: Hawks

It’s Seahawk’s opening game day. I’m in my house watching alone (but with snacks, thanks to my husband). It’s also more like fall outside. In other words – it’s a good day. I’m taking the new Hawk’s alternate logo to … Continue reading

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Week 4: Get(ting) Into the Groove

Year 2 for any position brings advantages and potential challenges. My sophomore year as a Tech Integration Specialist has started with a lot of work, interesting collaborations, and a good vibe around the office. My team is finally complete, and … Continue reading

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Week 3: Teacher Leaders

The bulk of the work these past 3 weeks has been preparing for our Technology Integration Facilitator (TIF) meetings and Educator Introduction Academy (EIA). Both programs are made possible by our dedicated and talented group of teacher leaders. While it … Continue reading

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Week 2: Training like Oprah

This was a fun (albeit crazy) week in the life of this Tech Integration Specialist. The culminating event was presenting 250 new teachers with a Microsoft Surface Book and 1 hour training about the device. The work that lead up … Continue reading

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Week 1: Welcome Back TOSA

  Five wonderful weeks of summer vacation have merged into a busy, and exciting, fall in Redmond. 75% of our team assembled this week to begin planning for the work that we hope to accomplish during the 2017-18 school year. … Continue reading

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In Search of Structure

To say the last 3 months haven’t been great would be wrong. I am really getting into my new role of Tech Integration Specialist. The position is more/different/bigger than I thought it would be, and I am still in the … Continue reading

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A New Adventure Begins

  After 5 weeks of hiking, spending time with family and friends, some time in Canada, and lot of just chilling out – my new job kicked off this last week. I wouldn’t be spending my last weeks of summer … Continue reading

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