Category Archives: Reflection

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 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 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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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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MIE Expert US Forum

Looking at the date of this posting and the topic,  I can tell I’ve been busy. This weekend (starting on Friday) was our 2nd MIE Expert US Forum. Microsoft flew 100 MIEs to Denver to connect, laugh, teach, learn, and … Continue reading

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Week 38: Hiking

    Mike and I got up early today to a)go for a hike b)get ahead of everyone else who was going for a hike. Our voyage took us out to Rattlesnake Ledge in North Bend, a beautiful (and very … Continue reading

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Weeks 34-35: Changes and More

Reflections from the last few weeks: Take-apart station was CRAZY popular. Students so loved getting into the devices we collected, really taking them apart. Lot’s oh “oohs!” and “aaahs!” all over the place. Now  students are converting the equipment into … Continue reading

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