The purpose for this blog is to share information and insights about using technology in the classroom with my fellow teachers and staff at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus School in Hellertown, PA, USA.  While this blog is targeted to my colleagues it is open to anyone who is interested in using technology in the classroom.  When I introduce a new topic area for the blog, I like to create stories from my life which are a tool I use when teaching in the classroom.  I find story telling has great power in conveying ideas and sparking imagination and creativity among my students.  Likewise, I hope that the stories posted here will have a similar effect on the teaching and support staff at our school.  This summer I have added a 15th story to the blog which focuses on the issue of adding variety to the tech tools we are using..  I hope you find the story interesting  and as always, I follow up with specific technology related tips at the end of each story.  If you haven’t read any of the other stories here I would encourage you to do so before diving into the other content.  One special feature in this blog for the start of this school year is a piece I wrote to help our new teachers and staff better understand how I and other existing staff view the use of technology in the school.  Please take time to read through that document as well.  A paper version of that document will be distributed at the first staff meeting for the school year as well. Looking forward to seeing you all again in August.  Have a blessed summer.