Jerry Obney is a high school Science teacher and a former colleague of mine. He does tremendous work in the classroom and connects with his students in ways that so align with my vision for teaching and learning. If you like his piece, please check Jerry out at his blog, or on the Twitter @jerryobney. … Continue reading Guest Post: Unschooling
I speak often with educators about the incorporation of technology into their classrooms and curriculum. During these convos I often share tools as well. What always leaves me perplexed is when I share out a great technology and the response I get is; "Why are we teaching them the easy way out?" My response: Why … Continue reading Why You Mad Bro?
Ah, the Common Core... that's right - I said it. They are here - whether we like it or not. Blogging is a great way to engage our students, but also address some key Common Core Standards at the same time. In fact, I feel like some of the anchor standards were written with student … Continue reading Blogging and the Common Core
Movies in the classroom... you know you've shown one before. I was guilty of it too when I was in the classroom. As an administrator I do not necessarily want my teachers showing films to students - unless they relate to the standards of course. So when a film relates to the content and we … Continue reading Socrative and a Film Engage Assessment
I wanted to share a brief video that I created to show you how my team uses Evernote for classroom walkthroughs. Evernote is an amazing company that is devoted to a quality product (which at its basic level is free) for education. One of the strongest benefits for me is that Evernote is available on … Continue reading Using Evernote for Classroom Walkthroughs