As the Tokyo Olympics approach, I have been seeing more and more ads and news stories about the preparations that… Read more Olympic Reminder – Excellence is a Journey
Every year, around the middle of June, I post a blog article advising teachers to hold off on celebrating summer… Read more Don’t Wait for Next Year to Start Planning for Next Year
During online teaching, many of us lost confidence in our ability to successfully impact student learning. The transition from the… Read more Teacher Mojo – We Lost it and We Need it Back!
Social media doesn’t have a great reputation. There are people pushing all kinds of agendas and perspectives, as well as… Read more From the Woke to the Wonks, I LOVE my Twitter PLN!
2021 was supposed to be a great year. COVID-19 vaccines were being distributed worldwide, and – back home – the… Read more A Pandemic? That’s Nothing. Watch This!
During the winter break, I spent some time reflecting on the craziness of these times. Although there was much to… Read more We Need to Do More Work on Critical Thinking Skills
One of the most powerful and effective tools I am employing during virtual teaching isn’t an app, isn’t a website,… Read more Don’t Forget to Add Some Laughter to Your Virtual Classroom
This is a reprint of an article I wrote back in 2018. Lately, with the anxieties emerging from continuing COVID… Read more Let’s Teach Mindfulness, and be Mindful of How we Teach
This school year, my school is offering parents instructional options. For instance, parents can send their kids to school for… Read more Teaching In Sync
The summer of 2020 reminds me of the summer of 2001, just before my first year as a teacher. I… Read more Learning from Uncertainty