As teachers we have a unique opportunity to both model and plan activities that intentionally teach students how to be good people, friends and colleagues. How do you encourage important life skills in your spaces?
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Technology has changed the way we learn and is ever evolving. What are you favorite go-to apps for professional learning and teaching?
February 20, 2015
What are your top 10 must haves for success in your classroom? Consider the following list while you brainstorm your own list.
February 18, 2015
Feeling sick when you wake up in the morning, but you're afraid to miss what you've planned for the day? If it's a question of dragging your infectious body to school so kids don't miss out on learning or taking the time you need to heal, it's time to set up your classroom to run without you.
February 11, 2015
Each educator is motivated to teach for different reasons. What questions propel your journey as a learner and educator?
February 09, 2015
Consider how much students can gain from engaging their entire beings in the learning experience? Why not get kids out of their seats and exploring content through tableau, the art of still pictures to convey meaning.
February 06, 2015
Isn't it time we shifted control in our class discussions? Why can't kids be in charge of what gets considered and how? Teaching kids to facilitate their own class discussions provides an authentic opportunity for both speaking and listening where questioning is a natural outgrowth of personal curiosity and opinion.
January 26, 2015
Screencasting is a way for students to present learning when they don't want to be on video. Using the computer and their voice, they are able to create tutorials to show what they know and so can teacher. Check it out.
January 14, 2015
If your classes get into a rut, maybe it's time to shake things up with furniture change. Sometimes it can be as easy as changing what's on the walls or rearranging the furniture in an effort to inspire students. Read on to see how changing the scenery
January 09, 2015
With the educational landscape changing, we must empower students with the power and tools of inquiry creating many opportunities for authentic learning experiences. How can we do that, you ask? Keep reading...