Tynker Feature!

Tynker Teacher Feature: Connected Toys and Connecting Dots with Todd Burleson This is a cross-post from the Tynker Blog:  In our new blog series, we feature Tynker Teachers who are moving coding forward in their school district. This week, we’d like you to meet Illinois educator Todd Burleson. Todd is excited about Tynker and coding and recently shared […]

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Paying it Forward: Share the Love

Last year I was named the 2016 School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year.  It was one of the proudest moments of my teaching career.  One of the incredible components of the award was $2,500 to spend at the Scholastic Book Store.  I am fortunate to work in a district that believes in and […]

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Geodesic Domes

Here in Winnetka, we have an amazing endowment called the Winnetka Public Schools Foundation.  It encourages teachers to push beyond the ‘regular’ and ‘dream bigger!’  Teachers write proposals for projects that they would like to explore with their students. This is how our television studio was kickstarted fifteen years ago.  Last year I applied for […]

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