The End is Near! Projects and Activities to Keep Students Engaged

Can you believe it? School is almost out for the summer!  The much anticipated break you’ve worked tirelessly for all year is finally within reach.  No more holding your pee for 90-minute blocks.  No more repeatedly telling a child to get off of Snap Chat.  No more lengthy PD sessions.  No more grading papers until… Read More The End is Near! Projects and Activities to Keep Students Engaged

Students Don’t Need Teachers Part 3: Critical Thinking

In my last two posts, I addressed the need for teachers to be less about teaching content and more about teaching skills such as problem-solving and digital citizenship.  This week, I would like to talk about the third skill students need to learn: critical thinking.  According to The Global Digital Citizen Foundation, critical thinking involves… Read More Students Don’t Need Teachers Part 3: Critical Thinking

Students Don’t Need Teachers Part 2: Digital Citizenship

Earlier in the week, I was preparing a presentation for a lecture I am giving at The College of William and Mary for aspriring educators.  I was asked to speak to graduate students about technology integration in the classroom…sweetness…integration is my jam!  I was thrilled at the opportunity to speak to the best practices for… Read More Students Don’t Need Teachers Part 2: Digital Citizenship