High Five the First Days is a series of blog posts aimed at new teachers, or teachers just looking for… Read more High Five the First Days – Establishing Meeting Norms with Colleagues
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?
Recently I received a response to a blog post about shared teacher workspace. The comment, from a teacher at a… Read more Should Venting About Students be Banned?
CMS works together to make the school greener and to make other schools green with envy! In 2012, our school… Read more 150,000 Plastic Bottles Eliminated…and Counting
Evaluate (v) – to determine the significance, worth, or condition of usually by careful appraisal and study (Merriam-Webster). Evaluating is… Read more Evaluating with Google Drawings
Is it Time to Replace the Idea of Individual Teachers Holed up in Their Classrooms with Something more Collaborative? Here’s my… Read more What if Teachers Shared a Common Workspace?
At a recent workshop, consultant and author Greg Curtis outlined what is the right kind of conflict to occur in meetings… Read more Make Sure Your Team Meetings Contain the Right Kind of Conflict
My middle school colleagues, especially Mike Kaufman and I, recently decided to revamp student-led conferences (again!). This quarter, we introduced… Read more Improving Parent Conferences with Technology and a Focus on Process
Here is a link to a video of students presenting their passionate, revolutionary speeches. See the article for details!
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