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Kim Estes

I am an educator. a risk taker. creative. innovative. passionate. collaborative. a Starbucks addict. ready to get to work.

Professional Development

Spring BreakoutEDU Academy

We love it when our teachers join us on a Saturday for learning and fun! BreakoutEDU in spring! This group was lots of fun and worked really well together. We can’t wait to see how they use what they’ve learned to write breakouts for their students! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” […]

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Advanced Educ-ATE-ion

One of several six hour courses offered for summer PD, Advanced Educ-ATE-ion focused on apps, tools, and extensions that work with our GoogleEDU Suite. You’ve really gotta hand it to these fabulous teachers for coming – not only on their summer break – but for a WHOLE day…some of them […]

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The Summer of BreakoutEDU

Our LT Lindsay Foster was a huge advocate for bringing BreakoutEDU to Burleson ISD and our teachers and students are loving it! All of our BreakoutEDU Academies have been crowded and the boxes stay checked out to teachers all year long! In our training, attendees participated in a 45 minute […]

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Code.Org Training

Burleson ISD hosted an open Code.org training for teachers in BISD and surrounding districts! We had over 30 people and 7 school districts represented! The FABULOUS Kim Lane came to lead the training and teachers got to try coding first hand! They got great resources to introduce coding into their […]

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Technology Content Area Academy – Science

After surveying out teachers about the type of PD they’d like during the summer, we created the Technology Content Area Academies in response to the almost unanimous request for content area specific training. Teachers came for a 6 hour workshop on their content area…with examples specifically addressing the grade levels […]

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Technology Content Area Academy – Math

After surveying out teachers about the type of PD they’d like during the summer, we created the Technology Content Area Academies in response to the almost unanimous request for content area specific training. Teachers came for a 6 hour workshop on their content area…with examples specifically addressing the grade levels […]

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BreakoutEDU Academy

In an effort to introduce teachers to the concept of BreakoutEDU and to train them on the THIRTY boxes purchased by the Learning Technologies department, we held our first BreakoutEDU Academy. Almost 40 intrepid teachers gave up 6 hours on a Saturday to participate in a breakout and then learn […]

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Virtual Reality PD

The virtual reality program Mursion simulates a typical classroom environment, giving teachers the opportunity to practice classroom management techniques and instructional strategies. The program features a classroom of virtual students that mimic real student behaviors.

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