Hello and happy Friday! I'm writing to you today from the comfort of my kitchen table - yup, that's right! I took the day off! This hardly ever happens, but honestly, I'm not really "off" (are teachers ever really "off?!") ... I'm at home catching up on grading, guest posts for other blogs, videos for my upcoming online course (yay!!!), and finally sharing Episode 3 of my podcast, Try This ... Read More about Try This Tomorrow Podcast – Fight End-of-the-Year-itis
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Asking for Student Feedback
Happy Sunday, friends! Missouri is finally beginning to thaw from our experience with the polar vortex earlier this week. We experienced actual temperatures of 0 degrees with -15-degree wind chills - it was INSANE! Today, we're expecting temperatures of 60 degrees + and will be taking full advantage of the awesome weather by having as much outside time as possible! In addition to enjoying the ... Read More about Asking for Student Feedback
Check out these great posts that you can use to MOTIVATE your students with tech! YouTube Gamification Remind Google Classroom Google Sites Take What You Need ... Read More about Motivate
Reflections from my flipped, blended, and gamified classroom – 2017
It's summer!! Kind of :) Welcome my year-end reflections from my flipped, blended, and gamified classroom! The 2016-2017 school year was kind of transformative for me as a teacher. This was my ninth year teaching, and I felt like I really embraced who I want to be as a teacher - a quirky blend of Professor Dumbledore, Mr. Feeny, and Ms. Frizzle. I want to be a positive role model for my ... Read More about Reflections from my flipped, blended, and gamified classroom – 2017
BreakoutEDU Reflections – We Freed Congress!
Well, friends, my first digital BreakoutEDU is in the books! We freed Congress! In case you missed my initial post, here's my background story: After new members have taken office, the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, and Vice President Mike Pence (the president of the Senate) are attempting to call their respective houses into session ... When no one shows up, Speaker Ryan and Vice President ... Read More about BreakoutEDU Reflections – We Freed Congress!