I just returned from the 2015 Tri-Association conference in Bogota, Colombia. If you weren’t one of the 800+ attendees, do… Read more 2015 Tri-Association Conference – a Summary
In sports there is nothing more exciting than the last few seconds of a game and a winning buzzer beater… Read more Give me 5…4…3…2… Counting Down to Get Attention
Ever get tired of the same old, same old? Well, if your assessments are boring you, imagine what the students… Read more Pain in the Assessment? Shake things up!
It’s easy to fall into the routine of lecture/note-taking. After all, it guarantees that an expert is doing the talking,… Read more About Face! – and get your students moving!
One of the ways I try to make instruction more relevant for students is making strong connections between school and… Read more Giving Them a Sporting Chance – Planning for the Future
One day I was reflecting on the unit I was going to teach and challenged myself to make it more engaging.… Read more Huzzah! – Inspirational Speeches!
Students love to laugh and really enjoy the use of humor by the teacher during lessons. But, is humor just… Read more Laughing With You – Humor in the Classroom
I read a great quote from Abraham Lincoln recently. He didn’t come up with the quote recently – it’s just… Read more Chillin’ with a Warm Up