Hey, middle school and high school teachers and parents! Can you do me a favor? I am polling thousands of kids nationwide on what engages them the most in how they learn. This is based on a survey of 500
recently wrote an post for Edutopia called “The Power of I Don’t Know.” It focuses on our need as teachers to release being the information authority in the room and instead to hand over the reins to the students themselves.
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
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.
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
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 speeches
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
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
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
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
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
Hey all! My first post is up at The Huffington Post. I now find myself wondering where my-little-website-that-could really stands in this edublogosphere. I mean, I post a lot about practice on Edutopia. Now, I’m posting for HP. Where does