I have a confession to make. This time, I am very happy to say, my confession is not for leaving the classroom– I’m backkkkkkkk. Here are my thoughts after the first week serving teachers and students at my new school. There are a core group of educators that inspire me daily. Most of the educators […]
Teachers’ roles have shifted. Or they should be shifting……as technology is engrained in our day to day lives.
Once the “keepers of all knowledge,” teachers today must adapt and become expert “content curators.”
If you’ve ever taken students on a field trip you know what a valuable learning experience it can provide. My favorite memories of teaching high school history come from taking a group of World History I students to the Chrysler Museum to compete in an ancient history photo scavenger hunt. There were prizes. There were […]
WriteReader is a free web tool that enables students in grades K-5 to become authors of their own books. Yes, you heard correctly, it is FREE for students and teachers to use. It works on most devices using a Chrome browser. It also is the only early literacy tech tool that has a chrome extension, how […]
I know, I know! The word “sneaky” has such a negative connotation. Typically, if you are “sneaking” something you are trying to hide your actions…to avoid confrontation or to bypass getting in trouble. Have you ever had a teacher or mentor in your life that was so good at their craft, it didn’t feel like […]