by Sr Geralyn Schmidt | Apr 27, 2019 | The Moral Imperative, The Teaching Life, Voices
Integrity is a key virtue for todayâ€™s culture, says Sister Geralyn Schmidt, education technology coordinator for the Diocese of Harrisburg (PA). “In todayâ€™s world, each of us who has a digital footprint makes two impressions: one in the real world and one in the virtual world. The words and attitudes that we use in both arenas must match. When we achieve this, we become someone whom others can truly rely upon.”
by Sr Geralyn Schmidt | Dec 4, 2013 | Passion Based Learning, Student Life, Voices
Tech leader and long-time teacher Sister Geralyn Schmidt offers eight aspects of good teaching, from her warm and fuzzy, sisterly perspective. One of our favorites: teaching the integrity skill, both in the face-to-face world and the virtual world.
by Sr Geralyn Schmidt | Aug 15, 2013 | Local Professional Collaboration, Student Life, The Teaching Life, Voices, What We're Reading
As a new book by Kaplan and Owings clearly demonstrates, many schools are mired in an education culture that’s a poor match for the needs of today’s K12 students. They need a culture re-boot â€“ a process explored in detail by the authors and summarized by PLP Voices reviewer Sister Geralyn Schmidt.
by Sr Geralyn Schmidt | Apr 2, 2013 | Student Life, Teacher Leadership 2.0, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
Teacher and technology coordinator Sister Geralyn Schmidt reflects on the responsibility of teachers to work with parents as they guide their children in safe and productive online activities.
by Sr Geralyn Schmidt | Dec 20, 2012 | Less Teacher, More Student, Making The Shift, The Teaching Life, Voices
The way teachers teach their students has, I believe, a direct correlation to the way in which they learn themselves. We have all read in the latest teaching journals that teachers of today have to be devoted to lifelong learning. But what does that mean, really? What elements affect teacher learning and then in turn affect how that teacher teaches?