Tagged: Parents

Thursday Jan 18 2018

Thursday Jan 18 2018

5:57am The Board meeting went well on Tuesday! I couldn’t believe how excited and interested everyone was as I geeked out over edtech integration pedagogies. They had some great questions about the tech or...

Friday Jan 12 2018

Friday Jan 12 2018

2:04am The back-to-school exhaustion set in Wednesday afternoon. It definitely took some adjustment to get back on a schedule, and Tuesday’s noisy field trip bus ride caught up with me. M had a meltdown...

Tues Jan 8 2018

Tues Jan 8 2018

6:24am Yesterday was a good day back at school. I worked on a number of projects that I really like – Minecrafting Medieval castles, building digital portfolios with students, sharing our work with visiting...

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

6:37am Hello, 37! Today is my birthday and M is very excited. She has been counting down since Christmas – today is also the Epiphany, or the 12th Day of Christmas, when the three...

Authentic Audiences

I believe students engage most fully and produce their best work when they have an authentic audience in mind. The first year I took my high school Latin class to Italy in 2014, I...

A Millennial Introduction

It’s conference season, and thousands of teachers are engaging in professional development, sharing their experiences in schools around the world and learning from one another. A major theme at these events is always “who’s coming” in...

Teaching STEM “Pre-Bias”

This summer, I was doing a little #BeachPD, reading The Innovator’s Mindset by George Cuoros, while my five-year-old daughter sifted through her buckets and shovels. Finally, she decided on the pink Dora the Explorer...