What advice would you give your first-year self? Here are some of the things I wish I knew when I started.
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December 31, 2014
December 26, 2014
How do you define learning? How does that definition color the way you teach? Consider your thoughts as you hear what other educators say on the topic.
December 17, 2014
Twitter has finally made an appearance at Tech Monday at our professional development time. Trying to sell social media to a largely non-connected audience proved to be a challenge, but I'm not giving up.
November 07, 2014
Becoming a part of professional organizations is another way to remain vital in the content areas we work in. If you aren't a part of your regional or national organization, why not check it out?
November 05, 2014
Working together to build community fosters a positive work environment that demonstrates unity. In what ways can schools provide more opportunities for educators to work together to improve schools?
September 15, 2014
It's time for a change in education. Pedagogy needs to shift. Technology needs to be integrated. Kids need to be in control of their own learning. Are you ready for the change that needs to come? How will you contribute to the cause?
September 05, 2014
How long have you known you wanted to be an educator? Have you been able to mark your progress in the field by certain benchmarks in your career? Sometimes we fear moving backward, but really progress is slow. Read on to learn how to acknowledge the growth.
August 25, 2014
We don't have to work on an island alone. We have an incredible wealth of information that can be shared among colleagues. So how would you handle finding out you were teaching something new? Me, I'd reach out to a colleague who has taught it.
August 15, 2014
Have you ever needed to know something, but didn't know where to start? Have you ever wanted to change what you are doing in the classroom, but were short on inspiration? Being connected opens a world of possibilities to educators that make them and their classrooms infinitely more prepared for our current world.
August 13, 2014
We take ourselves so seriously. It is an important job. But what every teacher needs to remember since day one is that mistakes will be made and the only thing we can hope for is progress. So what will you learn from today?