I learned a version of this activity from Erick Gordon this summer at the UCI institute. Basically, it’s a get-to-know activity where the students get to learn a little about me and then learn a little about each other. It
So, in a move reminiscent of a 12-year old girl caught up in the riot mentality of rumors, I believed the whisper I heard about not getting my Whiteboard for 2 months. But I tell you now: it was false,
Welcome to another Carnival of Education hosted this week by Joanne Jacobs. After taking a writing break for a few weeks, I am back in the party. Something I love about Le Carnival is that is represents both sides of
Is the tale of the recent surge of Interactive Whiteboards a grade-B horror flick or a Cinderella story? Are they the villain or the belle of the ball? They’ve begun creeping into trendsetting classrooms, taking over precious wall space and
The Carnival of Education #180 is hosted this week by SteveSpangler.com. Check out my entry if you haven’t already, and enjoy the parade!
Kelly Gallagher on the simple concept: "Everyone improves."
Is this happening in a school near you? He said, “Let’s go see a movie.” *** He went, “Let’s go see a movie.” *** He was all, “Let’s go see a movie.” *** He’s like, “Let’s go see a movie.”
I just saw Doug Fisher's presentation on ELL students in the Language Arts classroom. I got me reflective on tech's role in collaboration in the classroom.
Read The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor. It's great for setting, character, and action details.SowahtSo
The Carnival of Education #177 has arrived and my article, "How to Find a Job in Education that You Love" is featured.
What's a word for both grateful and frustrated?
I'm off to my brain gym for the summer - the UCI Writer's Project.
NCLB might be losing the highest students, but it is also causing the loss of the middle-of-the-line student's electives.
Supporting computer literacy should not be conditional. Joanne Jacobs challenges in her recent article, "Computers Don't Boost Poor Kids' Grades," that computers in many homes are only used to games and not for literacy. I say, it's a start.
Using the power of exponents, we just might be able to drop the gas prices. According to the chain email I received anyway.