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
What is our purpose? I believe this to be an overlooked question as it relates to our actions in public schools across this nation. I feel lost sometimes with no idea where to begin the discussion with fellow educators about initiatives that are going to change the system. A system that for the most part … Continue reading Purpose.
Today in class, as I often do, caught a student copying work for another class. It got me to thinking... What are our students getting from the work that we assign them? Assignments that can be copied and done in a few minutes during the class period prior to being turned in have zero affect … Continue reading Archive: Cheat, Cheat – Never Beat
Man oh man! This weekend I stumbled upon Joe Bower and his blog. The man is doing some mind altering educational reforms within his classroom walls in Canada. He has some amazing ideas and methodologies that will create a neuron party inside your head. Are you ready for this? You had better sit down... Joe Bower … Continue reading Archive: Tough Conversations… Have Them Part II