The 2015/2016 academic year has just ended, but before you fly off to a beach or the spa, take some time… Read more It’s Summer – But Before You Relax, Reflect!
One of the ways I try to make instruction more relevant for students is making strong connections between school and… Read more Sharing Reality with Students Interested in Pro Sports
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?
Trade boring old papers for fun videos – here are 5 steps my colleague followed My colleague Sara Kelty, who teaches Global History… Read more Cool Movie Trailer Activity
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
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?
Social Studies teachers can play an important role in helping students best prepare for the web and social media changes/challenges ahead… Read more Roll Technology into Social Studies
QR, or Quick Response, codes were developed in Japan for use in the automobile industry. But, an enterprising teacher can… Read more QR Codes = Quite Relevant in the Classroom!
Donald Trump is awesome! Yeah, you heard me: Donald. Trump. Is. Awesome. Before you unfriend or unfollow me, hear me… Read more Thanks Trump!
Ever watch the movie Groundhog Day? It’s the story of a man who is magically forced to relive a particular… Read more A New Carrot to Grow Student Participation