Why do the best ideas seem to come to us right before school starts in the morning? While putting the finishing touches on my hair for the day, I suddenly … Continue Reading →
‘Tis the season when everyone is looking for the perfect present. Wherever you turn, there are gift ideas for outdoors folks, gourmet cooks, book lovers, animal fans and, of course, … Continue Reading →
Coding is as simple as making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Or IS it? I remember going to The Tech in San Jose (CA) many years ago and walking … Continue Reading →
What a pleasure to meet so many focused and enthusiastic educators at the 2015 Building Learning Communities Conference! Keep up that positive uncertainty: embrace and seek optimism in not knowing what … Continue Reading →
One year when I was teaching a First Grade class and we were nearing the end of our week-long standardized testing, one little student was so stressed out that he … Continue Reading →
The choice was easy: either take a bucket of cold water to the head (for which I would definitely be holding my breath) or create a video response that might … Continue Reading →
My blog on Microsoft Education’s Hot Topics website talks about the joys of blogging from Outdoor School! Check out the benefits and how easy it can be!