How Can I Write About Technology in Education, When I’m Not the Expert?

A lot of people have been asking me why I haven’t been posting much lately. I’ve given the standard “I’m busy right now” answer, but I hadn’t realized that wasn’t why I wasn’t posting. I haven’t been posting, because in the position I’m in right now, I’m not the expert. Let me explain. A lot […]

Nixing Negative Nancy – 10 Tips for Increasing Teacher Positivity

We all know those teachers… Teacher A: Those kids are driving me nuts! They were so bad yesterday! It was like they all snorted Pixie sticks! Jumping and screaming and acting like hooligans. And I bet they are gonna do it today, too! It’s like a troupe of monkeys! Except for that slug student. He […]

2015 Was a Year of Change, and My Promise For Greatness in 2016

2015 has been a year of profound change for me. It has been both wonderful, and uncomfortable (both which tell me I’m doing something right) I went from my very comfortable, adequate job at The University of Akron, and made the decision to go back to public schools. UA itself is going through a huge […]

I Let the Negativity Get to Me. Here’s How I’m Going to Change That. #edchat #motivation

I’m not gonna lie. I let the negativity get to me. I just started a new job as a Technology Integration Specialist 6 months ago, and in those 6 months, I didn’t write for me, very often. I wrote a ton of stuff for other people – the district website and newsletters, emails to colleagues, […]

Feeling Teacher Overwhelm? How to Get Unstuck

I have a secret. I am overwhelmed! I didn’t write my Tiger Tech Tips last week because I was drowning in trainings, meetings, and forms. And that makes me sad. One of the things I enjoy the most is writing these fun tips. I know you all know the feeling. There are so many things […]

The Most Important Word… Ever. | #edtech #entrepreneur

The most important word…. HUSTLE IS…THE MOST IMPORTANT WORDThe Most Important Word Ever…The #movie Whatya think? Posted by Gary Vaynerchuk on Monday, December 22, 2014 I’m hoping – no PRAYING – that Gary is making a movie. I absolutely love this guy! Continue Reading

#TigerTechTips 1 | Using #Canva for Postermaking

Welcome to the first edition of #TigerTechTips! I’ll be using this section of the blog to suggest pieces of technology I use for achieving success as a teacher, or with my students. I had to start with a website I use daily – www.Canva.com. Here, you can see all my creations : Amy B Hollingsworth […]

Embrace the Mighty Purpose of Being an Educator…

The reason I’m a scientist is because I love solving problems. I love data, doing experiments, and doing research. I marvel at the world around me. The reason I’m an educator is because I love passing that way of thinking along to students. I love to see them light up when they solve a problem, […]

Monday Morning Motivation

In my lifetime, I’ve completed an amazing amount of things. I completed a degree in Biology. I learned Spanish by living in Mexico. I finished a Master’s Degree. I completed a Doctoral dgree. I’ve started a business. How have I done so many amazing things? I started. Even when I didn’t feel ready, I jumped. Even when I […]