Recognizing Talent Among Our Peers

Many teachers deserve recognition that seldom comes. Let's change that. Simply by adjusting our attitude about how we respond to each other can have a ripple effect that has the potential to change education.


Why Would Anyone Let Their Kid Play Football or Anything Else?

Guest blogger Doug Green, EdD discusses the cons of allowing your child to play football. What are your thoughts?


Math Teacher Wants Change, Just Not Sure How Much

Are you a science or math teacher who feels like moving away from grades is something you can't do? Check out this interview with Jim Cordery, a math teacher from NJ shared his thoughts with me about grading and challenges he has with #TTOG.


5 Strategies to Reinvigorate Through the Middle Career Rut

Many of us get into education for the "right" reasons, but as life becomes more complicated, so too does our connection with our careers. Here are some tips to reinvigorate through the middle career slump.


To Grade or Not To Grade

Nicholas Provenzano tackles the grading question and isn't sure what to make of it. Instead of throwing it all out as I'm inclined to do, he considers feedback, but isn't ready to abandon tradition. Read on to hear about his struggle. Where do you fit in the continuum?


Design Projects You Are Eager to Do

Are you sure the projects you create for students are doing what you want? How do you know? Maybe you should try doing them? Check this out and see why


Teachers Throwing Out Grades: It's Happening For Real

How does a movement take form, you may ask? It starts with an idea and then a few people who are willing to take action. That action creates a stir and perhaps inspires some and angers others, but real change starts to happen. This is how Teachers Throwing Out Grades (#TTOG) began. Read on to find out more about this growing movement.


Periscope vs. Meerkat for Education

Which do you prefer, Periscope or Meerkat and why?


Instructor-Facilitated Online Learning: How to Maximize Your Virtual Student Engagement

In a guest post by Academy of Learning College, some strategies that can help maximize student engagement in the instructor-facilitated online learning and teaching environment.


How Do You Know Your Students 'Got It'?

Too often teachers are okay assuming students know what is going on. It's time we look under the hood to figure out what actually is seeping in. How do we do that, you ask? Check out of some of these synthesis strategies.


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