May 16, 2015

Many an administrator has asked their staff to reflect on a question similar to “Are you teaching if the students aren’t learning?”  The primary responsibility of every teacher is to help their students’ learn to the best of their ability.  As this question suggests, f...

January 15, 2015

Last year we made a change in our daily lessons that impacted student learning more than any other method that we’ve tried through 15 plus years of combined teaching.  We started that school year with a one-to-one device classroom, and were in the process of changing a...

January 5, 2015

Educators love inspirational quotes, and with the hopes and potential of the new year, those inspirational quotes once again soar across the Twittersphere and fill up the home pages of fellow educators as we prepare to return from an extended break.  It’s (nearly) midp...

August 7, 2014

Wikipedia has long been the bane of teachers’ classroom existence, or at least since its internet launch in 2001.  Several years removed from our introduction to the free, user-sourced encyclopedia , it’s time for educators to reconsider WHY there is so much hostility...

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January 27, 2019

The essay was due before winter break, but a surprisingly large number of students had not yet turned in the final summative assessment of the term. W...

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