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 7 & 8: Community

Waiting in the Spokane airport for my flight to Seattle makes me think of community. I’m heading home from an NCCE board retreat, and I’m just trying to capture my feelings about where I am professionally. I’m also ready to … Continue reading

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Week 6: Well then…

It was one of those weeks. One of those “I just left a meeting that generated work, but I can’t start on it yet because I’m off to another meeting.” Over and over again. That sounds like a complaint. And … Continue reading

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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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