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Thursday, March 1, 2018
Note Card Confessions - A Reboot!
I once wrote this statement... "If you were good teacher five years ago, but are still doing the same things from the same coffee-sta...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Technology and Relevancy
This year I entered into a new role in education. The role of parent. I sent my 5 year old to kindergarten this year. When she walked in...
Monday, January 29, 2018
How Things Change
I have a student teacher this again this year. She is the fourth one in four years. I love having student teachers because if there's so...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Point Counter Point - Hamilton VS. Jefferson
I've been on a quest the last few years. Less lecture, more student directed learning. It's been difficult. One minute I think it so...
Friday, January 12, 2018
Structured Academic Controversy - Lewis and Clark Edition!
Sometimes it all goes right. Thursday morning I didn't think the day was going to turn out. It was just one of those rough mornings. Bad...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Perfect Teachers; There Are None
I once had a lesson that I titled "Constitutional Scavenger Hunt." I had a list of questions, all of which could be answered from ...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Taking Risks: 8th Grade Congressional Hearing Simulations
This is NOT meant to be easy. It is meant to CHALLENGE you. Because when you are CHALLENGED you discover talents you never knew yo...
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