Sometimes Things Go Boom – A MidQuarter Teaching Crisis

Sometimes Things Go Boom – A MidQuarter Teaching Crisis

Usually I don’t have much trouble finding my stride with my students. I’ve been teaching for a long time, and things normally get off to a pretty smooth start.  But something happened this year that really messed with my head.  Somehow, I lost myself. I...
Blogging with Students: Choosing a Platform

Blogging with Students: Choosing a Platform

So you want to blog with your students?  Great!  Blogging is an amazing tool that helps move writing from the realm of “for the teacher only” to “global – gasp!”  If you’ve already decided that blogging is a good idea, I’m not...
Are You Ready to Teach Like a Pirate?

Are You Ready to Teach Like a Pirate?

With the new school year just around the corner, I’ve been catching up on all that reading I meant to do all summer long (and that I procrastinated).  I just finished reading Teach Like a PIRATE by Dave Burgess (again), and it really made an impact.  Teach Like...
Need Storage? Try Copy!

Need Storage? Try Copy!

The following is the review that I wrote for Trust Radius.  Please go to Trust Radius to view this review, as well as to read other reviews of online products and services. Copy Beats Dropbox in My Book Copy is similar to Dropbox, in that you have a folder on your...
Tech Tools: Edmodo

Tech Tools: Edmodo

Edmodo: Awesome Collaboration & Communication Tool Edmodo is a collaboration and communication service that has quickly risen to become one of the most popular teacher tools. Interface One of the things that students love about Edmodo is its Facebook-like...

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