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
Month: October 2015
Give me 5…4…3…2… Counting Down to Get Attention
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
Pain in the Assessment? Shake things up!
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!
About Face! – and get your students moving!
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!
Giving Them a Sporting Chance – Planning for the Future
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
Huzzah! – Inspirational Speeches!
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!
Laughing With You – Humor in the Classroom
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
Chillin’ with a Warm Up
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