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.
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February 18, 2015
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 12, 2015
How do you deal with the bad days as a teacher? They happen (although we don't like to talk about it), how can you turn a negative into a positive?
December 31, 2014
What advice would you give your first year self? Here are some of the things I wish I knew when I started.
December 15, 2014
What happens when we provide choice only to overwhelm students? Too often, we think we're doing the "right" thing only to encounter student push back with the freedom we provide. Freedom can be scary, so let's demystify it for our kids.
November 28, 2014
How can one person adequately provide 30 someones with what they need in any 40 minute period?
October 19, 2014
Take a risk this week and decide to unplan some class time. What's the best that can happen?
October 17, 2014
Every school should use Google Drive if they aren't already. Read why this is an essential educational tool for all students and teachers to use.
October 15, 2014
Being out of school for any reason other than a break is bad enough because most teachers don't like the miss the teaching time, but the unfortunate side effect is the accumulation of work that needs to be sorted out when you return. Need some creative solutions?