Category: Best Educational Practices

Working with groups, I often hear this question when talking about parents and their lack of willingness for their students to use technology. “What about the parents that do not…

Read More “Not as much as you pretend.”

While I am writing this, I am sitting outside in the beautiful city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, blogging.  This is after reading articles on books, answering emails, and working…

Read More Working on “Meaning”

So over the last seven years, almost all of my posts have been directed specifically toward educators about topics related to education. This week however, I’m going to widen the scope a little…

Read More How Do We Spend Our Time?

It is always a blessing when students are able to attend professional learning opportunities for their teachers. There is a different accountability to everyone in the room when the students…

Read More The Students are Paying Attention

On a Saturday afternoon, on a whim, I went to see “La La Land“. When the previews first came out, I was excited, but the more I heard about it,…

Read More Stuck in Your Head and Heart

I tweeted this article from Tina Seelig, “Teaching — It’s about Inspiration, Not Information“, and asked the following question on Twitter: Curious what you think about this quote from Tina Seelig? Some…

Read More Creating “Purposeful Conflict”

(This is trying to look at something that is an obstacle, and creating an opportunity. I would love your feedback and any examples of classrooms doing this already.) I know…

Read More Creating Something of Value

Katie Martin and I have become very good friends over the past few years. We seem to be passionate about many of the same things, yet we both push and…

Read More Smart Yet Relatable