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 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
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!
A few months back I wrote a post about student stress and how we, the teachers, are causing it. Through… Read more Teacher Stress: It’s a Thing and We Need to Deal With It
My professional philosophy of education changed forever on the day I learned of the Growth Mindset concept by Carol Dweck.… Read more How Growth Mindset Changed My Frigid, Rigid Ways
Recently, a colleague asked me to share some assessment data from the first quarter of the school year. I was… Read more Don’t Forget the Magic Part of Teaching
The First Days is a series of blog posts aimed at new teachers, or teachers just looking for ideas or… Read more The First Days – Take Time to Plan