Mar
28
2013
3

Honors Classes: The Need for More Diversity – Part II

In my recent Edutopia post, I posed a problem that is plaguing many schools today: that of racial inequity in our honors classes.  Many of us at the middle school level are wondering what our role is in bridging gaps ...
Feb
14
2012
0

New Edutopia post: The Power of Project-Based Writing in the Classroom

It seems like it's been forever since I wrote an actual post for my beloved Tweenteacher site!  But I guess it's a happy problem as I've been writing here and there in the edublogosphere for these past couple of weeks. ...
Feb
02
2012
0

New Edutopia Post: 7 Tips for Digital Learners

My latest post on Edutopia just went live.  "7 Tips for Digital Learners" picks apart some of the skills that students of any age should have in order to succeed online.  Of course, that's not to say that there aren't ...
Dec
19
2011
0

Edutopia Post: Trying Something New in Your Classroom for 30 Days

I've just recently posted a new article on my Edutopia blog, one that challenges teachers to try something new in their classroom for 30 days. As many of my readers know, my students are currently working on their Advocacy/Memoir ...
Nov
03
2011
2

Edutopia Post: Common Core Standards and Persuasive Writing

My new post at Edutopia, "Persuasive Writing is a Key Focus in Common Core Standards," has just gone live. I'm in high hopes for this new wave of assessments because I see more authenticity and real world application.  For one ...
Sep
20
2011
0

Edutopia post: 20 Ways to Model Technology

My latest post on Edutopia is not just about using technology, but about modeling it as a means to teach it.  After all, students need to be immersed in an environment of usage.  So don't feel bad if you don't ...
Aug
28
2011
5

Edutopia post: Open Letter to a New Principal

For those of you who don't read my Edutopia blog, I just wanted to put this particular post on your radar.  As a teacher in a school that has seen tremendous administrative turnover in the last few years, I thought ...
Jan
25
2011
2

Tweenteacher Update

I owe my readers a mea culpa for the last month or so, and I wanted to let you in on a little of what's been going on with me both personally and professionally. No worries, however, I'll be ...
Dec
03
2010
14

The Equation of Student Success Webquest: Top 10 Responsibilities of Teachers to Avoid Student Failure

I have written before in the past on various blog sites and networks about the vital equation that must exist in order for a student not to fail in our schools: Family + Student + School + Policymakers/Voters = Student Achievement Each ...
Nov
05
2010
0

Tweenteacher at Edutopia and The Huffington Post

I have two new posts up this week to tell you about, each very different in their own ways. The first can be read at Edutopia and is called "My Love Affair with TED (.com).  It's about the miracle of the ...

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