Face-to-Face or Remote: Relationships and Pedagogy Matter
When we learn, we try; it doesn’t always work. We don’t need to be perfect. We just need to keep learning.
Would it be helpful to share particular strategies we use to start the year?
Pebbles The world isn’t what we hope for; every day challenges demand we change our course to move towards our goals. Some of us have more access to paths … Continue Reading SOL19 Day 31 Pebbles and Sparrows
You know you’re a nerdy teacher when… You’re comfortable with students knowing more than you Your students are comfortable sharing their aha’s of a new shortcut with you and their … Continue Reading SOL19 Nerdy Teacher
We are in danger. We are in danger of always living in fear. We are in danger of always living with stress. We are in danger. Today, I read Slice … Continue Reading SOL18 Danger
October 20th of every year is The National Day On Writing sponsored by National Council of Teachers of English [NCTE] and The National Writing Project: Every October 20, NCTE celebrates … Continue Reading Why I Write
Flickr teach.eagle [me] Digital Choices : A Journey The future is what we make it- together, so how each of us engages in the world today and tomorrow matters. A … Continue Reading DigCiz A Journey
A Message from Robins A Haibun Poem I awoke to a new day announced at first light by a chorus of robins, a celebration of the last #doodleaday, ready for … Continue Reading SOL17 DoodleaDay Sketch50 Haibun
A Story: Today, there is… fear discrimination divisions intolerance power wars hatred Tomorrow there ought to be… calm listen share accept understand hope compromise love: listen openly; value experiences I … Continue Reading SOL17 DoodleaDay 26 United We Stand
Inspire Involvement Necessary; Sprout Partial Ideas– Render Excellence ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Classrooms of inspiration live by student involvement, sprouting partial ideas, and working together to render excellence for projects that help make … Continue Reading SOL17 DoodleaDay 14 Inspire Word Art
I love the buzz in the classroom when student are engaged to create something to share their learning; perhaps an Animoto video with captions, a comic strip, or Google Slides. … Continue Reading Technology as Accelerator #immooc
Today’s DigiLitSunday topic is reflection. That’s an amazing word. I see my reflection in the mirror. I see my work reflects my efforts. I see my mistakes reflect I … Continue Reading Reflection #immooc #digilitsunday
Did you read the post today on The Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project blog, Teacher to Teacher: Helping Students Write? It’s a great read with questions and suggestions to help … Continue Reading Hesitant Writers
So many tragedies and controversies occur and then opinions are blasted in small blurbs in tweets, on Facebook, and supposed news bites. How do we help the children cope with … Continue Reading #DigiLitSunday #Blogamonth 9/11
Digital Writing My friend Kevin Hodgson [@dogtrax] considers the definition of digital writing on his blog, Kevin’s Meandering Mind. He thoughtfully considers “writing,” “composing,” and “digital writing.” I agree with … Continue Reading A response to Digital Writing