My brother and his family were visiting this summer and, when I was talking to my middle school-aged niece, she… Read more Do You Allow Students to Address You by First Name?
What if we Changed the Way Schools do Library?
Hi 5 your school library with these 5 cool ideas My school will have a new middle school/high school librarian… Read more What if we Changed the Way Schools do Library?
Self-Assessment – a Powerful Tool to Improve Student Learning and Understanding
Recently I had students walk a mile in my shoes and do some grading. Here’s 5 suggestions for implementing it… Read more Self-Assessment – a Powerful Tool to Improve Student Learning and Understanding
Give Your Students More Creative Freedom
It is important to be clear about your expectations. It can be stressful for students if they are unsure what… Read more Give Your Students More Creative Freedom
Process vs Product
Each year I’ve been a teacher I have had a motto or a theme that I would say throughout the… Read more Process vs Product
Internet Memes and Learning
A few weeks back I wrote about teachers using humor in the classroom. And, as cool as it is, do… Read more Internet Memes and Learning
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