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?
It’s just a few days until my school’s Christmas break. But, if I can help it, my students will never… Read more How the Grinch Teacher Avoided Holiday Countdowns
As an international educator, one of the scariest challenges I face is recruiting. Overseas teachers don’t spend their whole career… Read more In Praise of Recruiting
One day I was at an assembly, watching the Art department showcase student work. After their presentation, the middle school… Read more Bring History to Life at Your School Assemblies
When you were in school, did you ever create a “historical” document and then dip it in tea/coffee to give… Read more Aging documents project – take it to the next level with Aurasma (HP Reveal)
I have the honor to present at the Tri-Association 37th Annual Educators’ conference in Santo Domingo, at the amazing Carol… Read more Tri-Association Presentation – Growth Mindset (Links Inside)
Okay, this post is going to make me seem like I am an obsessive freak. There’s no way for me… Read more There’s More to Potty Numbers Than Just Number 1 and Number 2!