Usually, this time of year, I would be writing posts about getting organized for the new year. I would talk… Read more Strategies for Successfully Integrating into a New School
This particular post may not go over with my current/former administrators. I hope they don’t take it too personally! But,… Read more Time for More Teacher-Centered Meetings?
The ups, downs, twists and turns in my life have provided me with a unique perspective on technology and my… Read more Parenting & Teaching: Being Smart With Your Smartphone
It’s easy to put off your reflection until August, when you are gearing up for next year. But, by then… Read more Summer is Coming…And So is Next Year! Get Ready Now
Warning: This is a VERY long post. I apologize for all the detail, but – then again – I won’t… Read more Student Misbehavior: Avoiding Work Because They Can’t Do the Work
Data can be used to measure the effectiveness of our instruction and assessment practices. Recently, I decided to apply the… Read more Data-Driven Wellness
I experimented with a graphic organizing tool in an effort to improve student writing organization. But, what I found was… Read more Graphic Organizing Tools – They May Have More Impact Than You Think
I love my online professional learning communities. I am very active on Twitter and, until I heard that it was… Read more Online PLC vs Face-to-Face PLC
I was doing a lesson on medieval Japan and I wanted to check student understanding on a particular idea. We… Read more Using Memes as an Assessment Tool
I was at an ice hockey game recently and had to endure a vocal fan sitting nearby who was shouting… Read more Is Sharing Really Caring?