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
Shift. It happens. What can I say? It's been a while since I have found time to sit down in front of my keyboard and put my thoughts onto the screen for you to read. It is good to be back. Since I last wrote I have had a major shift in my professional career … Continue reading Shift Happens