A few weeks ago I curated some resources around the hybrid classroom in a pandemic teaching situation. I have had a lot of people asking to see it, so I figured I’d share it here.
My Sunday brain is contemplating the physical classroom in the Fall. I have been hearing a lot about installing cameras and microphones to record lessons for kids at home this Fall if schools cannot open normally, but part of me cringes at the thought of trying to replicate what we have been doing in a…
As this whirlwind, unprecedented school year comes to a close, many schools are grappling with how to close out their gradebooks for the year.
As I sit at home with my 5 1/2 year-old and 2 year-old attempting to figure out some kind of routine and manage my own anxieties, I have been struggling not to cringe as I watch the entire country turn educating kids into a huge social and technological experiment. The approaches range widely, with some…
One of the not so obvious ways that this switch will challenge school communities lies in how schools consider specific laws that govern protection of student data and students privacy.
What would a “bored and brilliant” school community look like, and what could it achieve?
A reflection on the last ten years….
Too often, when we teach research skills to students, we focus on articles, blogs, Wikipedia, and other resources. However, many of our students are getting their news and politics and other information through social media. We need to include analysis of social media posts and tips and tricks for validating information on social media just as we do for traditional websites.
Over the last few weeks there have been a number of conversations centered around who owns the content that teachers create for their classrooms. Anyone in the teaching profession knows that part of being a teacher is actually not that different from being an artist. Teachers have to think outside of the box about how…
Just in time for the holiday season, a new study guide for the book is available!