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Taking Healthy Risks

Why is it so important to learn to take healthy risks? It is important because great things happen when you step outside of your comfort zone. Let’s not only teach our … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Building Math Fluency Using Technology

  Many teachers deal with the same recurring question each year – how to effectively integrate technology into the classroom? With so many mobile devices to choose from, it is easy … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Putting Students First

What a great way to start the New Year – focusing on making education better by putting students first. Like so many of my peers in education, we constantly struggle … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

Making STEM Accessible for Every Child

A New Way to Think About STEM Non-traditional students are being challenged in a program that connects academics with real world opportunities. P-Tech is a Brooklyn based-school program “whose mission … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Flipped Mobile Classroom: Learning “Upside Down” | Edutopia

The Flipped Mobile Classroom: Learning “Upside Down” | Edutopia. There is a growing debate among educators about the merits of “flipped” learning. What does flipped learning mean? “Flipped learning occurs … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Getting Back to Dewey

Grant Lichtman’s Denver TED Talk gives practical reasons why many schools continue to miss the bar when it comes to truly educating students for what Grant calls “timeless life skills.” … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Math Aptitude: Fact or Fiction

Math aptitude I cannot tell you how many conversations I’ve had over the years with parents who have told me that their child isn’t capable of doing math because he … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Classic Literature for Children

Starting with the Classics If you are searching for good literature for very young children then take a look at BabyLit and Cozy Classics. Early childhood educators have always loved and used … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Storytelling, History, and Technology

Local Projects, a New York media design firm builds media installations for museums. Why is this cool and relevant to teachers? I am sharing Jake Barton’s TEDTalk with you because … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Inspiring Young Readers: It is not just a summer goal

As the school year gets underway, I have started to put away all of the wonderful stories that I read during the summer. Never one to wait until the summer … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment