As a history teacher, I spend a lot of time looking backwards. Yes, I do connect the past to the… Read more Back to the Future: Rethinking History Instruction
On December 9, The Atlantic published an article entitled ‘The End of High-School English’ which warned that AI chatbots, like… Read more AI Chatbots Are Here. Now What?
I was surfing through Reddit and stumbled across a link to game that has captivated my Geography students: Globle. It’s… Read more Thinking Global Through Globle
Recently Spotify sent me a report, entitled 2022 Wrapped, detailing my activities on the audio streaming service for this year.… Read more 2022 Wrapped
This is my first year teaching about early humanity. I created this presentation/hyperdoc to explore the fertile crescent civilizations following… Read more The Fertile Crescent – A Google Slides Presentation About Early Human Civilizations
In the 1950s, young people rejected obedience and compliance and began to rebel against their parents. Adolescents adopted a different… Read more Student Smartphone Usage – Are Adults Overreacting Again?
I have never been the kind of teacher who sits still. Throughout my career, I have reflected, constantly seeking ways… Read more Make Time for Magic
My school asked our grade-level team to talk to our students about smartphone usage. No phones in the classroom has… Read more Reducing Smartphone Use: Authenticity vs. Authority
Beatrice Jackson’s life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. Well…actually it is: you see, Beatrice has a flying unicorn named Rainbow.… Read more So Over That Rainbow – My New YA Adventure Novel
The 2022/2023 academic year will be my 20th as an international teacher. As I look back at my time as… Read more 20 Years of Teaching: Talking ’bout an Evolution