April 2015

Day 29 – #AprilBlogADay – My History of Learning

Your History of Learning – What have been your greatest learning experiences? (I’m going to tweak this a bit. I’ve learned some valuable lessons, but they’ve happened over a lifetime, not just experiences I can name.) Two more days of #AprilBlogADay. I’m making it! I really didn’t think I would do it every single day in April!… Read more Day 29 – #AprilBlogADay – My History of Learning

Day 28 – #AprilBlogADay – Tech in the Classrooms – The Good and the Bad

The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Technology in the Classroom Just a few random thoughts on today’s #AprilBlogADay topic. I’ve had some really great experiences with technology in the classroom, and a forward-thinking private school district that supplied laptops for as many students as they could afford. When I started at Spalding in 2006, YouTube… Read more Day 28 – #AprilBlogADay – Tech in the Classrooms – The Good and the Bad

Day 27 – #AprilBlogADay – Letting Go

How to Build a More Powerful Classroom by Letting Go I don’t understand fully what happened to me when I became a connected educator. That’s when it started, though. That’s when my classroom became more powerful. That’s when I began to let go. I became the chief learner. When I started that journey as a reflective… Read more Day 27 – #AprilBlogADay – Letting Go

Day 26 – #AprilBlogADay – Fighting Spring Fever

Engagement/lessons/tips/tricks/ideas for spring fever – age specific. Funny, just last week, I found three ways to keep K-2 students engaged at the end of the year. Those are three things that I’m doing with my kindergarten students now. I wrote about them here. Engagement for All Ages! Those were for K-2, but today I’ll consider one… Read more Day 26 – #AprilBlogADay – Fighting Spring Fever