This year I decided to really challenge myself and my students during our school’s Earth Week activities. I decided to… Read more No Tech Day
Month: April 2017
Start Your Classes Strong with a Warm Up Activity
Since my first day of teaching, I have always had my students at work at a warm-up task when they… Read more Start Your Classes Strong with a Warm Up Activity
What I Learned from my Dad, John, and Beatle John Lennon
A few years ago I had the honor of delivering the keynote address at the CMS high school Career Day… Read more What I Learned from my Dad, John, and Beatle John Lennon
Hacking Your Classroom
The fundamental practices of classroom instruction are like the lines of code in an app: remove only a few and… Read more Hacking Your Classroom
Student Feature Film Project Part 2 – Epic Failure!
We talk a lot about failure and the value of having students experience more failure and learning from failure. There… Read more Student Feature Film Project Part 2 – Epic Failure!
Cool Hollywood Musical Project!
I just finished a long unit and wondered if there was a more engaging way to assess student understanding. With… Read more Cool Hollywood Musical Project!