Since reflection is a huge part of learning, this time of year is a great time to review the experiences of the year and evaluate growth to implement change for the future. What did you learn this year and what would you change?
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May 24, 2015
May 10, 2015
After more review, Periscope is the winner for instant on the spot PD and sharing of classrooms. If you haven't tried it out yet, what are you waiting for?
April 26, 2015
We tried a lot of things before we had Google Sheets in our student media class, but since we started using it, things have run a lot more smoothly.
April 19, 2015
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.
April 12, 2015
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
April 02, 2015
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.
March 31, 2015
What are the purpose of grades? Do they actually function as they are supposed to? Perhaps it's time to reconsider how we communicate learning. What would that look like for you?
March 27, 2015
While everything else in education in shifting away from teacher centered environments, why shouldn't the old parent/teacher conferences get a face lift too?
March 23, 2015
Activities from our childhood leave a lasting impact on our lives, whether we realize it or not. What activities shaped who you became?
March 20, 2015
Have you been blown away recently by the level of student performance in your class? If not, read on for some tips to ensure excellent opportunities for student learning.