How I found more satisfaction in teaching
June 21st, 2018

Early in my career, I got upset and disappointed when students made mistakes in class. I couldn’t understand why they weren’t understanding when I was teaching everything so clearly and…


How I found more satisfaction in teaching
June 21st, 2018

Early in my career, I got upset and disappointed when students made mistakes in class. I couldn’t understand why they weren’t understanding when I was teaching everything so clearly and…


Is it time to ditch homework for good?
June 1st, 2018

Homework is one of those topics that consistently baffles teachers. Every few years, new research comes out arguing the merits or pitfalls of assigning homework. Generally, I think that any teacher could…


Why DIY videos are easier than you think
May 9th, 2018

“I don’t think it’s appropriate for my students to learn from video.” —Me (until a month ago) I’ve been afraid to have my class learn from video for most of…


Getting started with blended learning
April 30th, 2018

Last school year, our school started a one-to-one Chromebook initiative for the sixth grade. That meant our incoming seventh-graders would not only have Chromebooks, they would know how to use…


Overcoming my fears
April 30th, 2018

Teaching is a personal endeavor. Each and every classroom we walk into is different and exudes the personality of the teacher within. Because education is so personal and teachers work…