In this episode of the VLOG, we explore how, why, and what we can do as educators to make the end of the year meaningful for our students as well as us.
Stay tuned next week for the next episode of the Fireside Chats VLOG to be posted on Wednesday. With the collaboration of 5 wonderful educators in TN, we are posting (or filming) a five-part series on what happens after testing is over. Below are the release dates of each blog. In the meantime, ponder over … Continue reading VLOG #003 (Teaser) – What happens after the testing is over?
In this episode of the Fireside Chats VLOG, I explore the two traits that I feel are foundational to being an effective leader. I am sure that we could debate the technicalities, but if leader leads with these two things in mind, everything else tends to fall right into place.
With this post, I am taking a completely different approach. At the advice of a friend, he suggested that I take a stab at mixing up the Fireside Chats with vlog posts. Since I am continuing this year of growth for myself, I decide to dip my toes in the water. In this first episode … Continue reading Whose Classroom Is It Anyway?
When it comes to educational technology, the last five years have seen exponential growth. At times it can be scary to see just how fast things are changing. Because of these factors, trying to integrate technology can seem very daunting for any teacher. What works? What doesn't work? Where do I start? What if the students … Continue reading EdTech 101
I was introduced to this concept about four years from a former principal of mine. I found it quite intriguing simply because I have never been a person about making resolutions simply because, like most, I could never keep it. I even used this to start the year off in my classroom and have students choose … Continue reading #oneword
It was only in his first week of candidacy that newly elected Franklin Delano Roosevelt knew the importance of reaching out to his electorate. As he stepped into office, he found himself looking at a banking system that was leaving the country in fear. Thirteen million Americans were unemployed and struggled to make ends meet. … Continue reading Genesis