This fall would have marked my 14th year as a public school educator, within the same school division where I attended grades K-12. My formal job titles ranged from Social Studies Teacher, Virtual Instructor, Curriculum Writer, E-Learning Coordinator, Technology Integration Specialist, and Robotics Coach. Beyond the titles, I had the pleasure of working with some […]
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 […]
Here’s the truth: school administrators cannot expect teachers to take risks if they don’t take risk themselves.
Last year about this time, I wrote about Top 25 Tech Tools to try in 2015. These are still great options for 2016 but I wanted to highlight several more that you can use this upcoming school year. The same tech tools criteria applies… Edtech continues to evolve and grow, with new players entering the […]
I’m a huge fan of teaching life lessons alongside of “school subjects.” It’s like the double whammy of instructional glory. That is exactly why you should use Pokemon Go! to teach digital citizenship.