If the Content You Teach Was On Fire What Would You Save?- #BLOG365 Day 176 @NancyFrey #visiblelearning #Empower17 @ascdempower

Your content is on fire. You can only save five things, five things you can use to continue to propel learning for your students. What do you save? This was the question posed to us at Empower17 by Nancy Frey, literacy expert and author of Visible Learning for Literacy. I wish I had heard this … Continue reading If the Content You Teach Was On Fire What Would You Save?- #BLOG365 Day 176 @NancyFrey #visiblelearning #Empower17 @ascdempower

Museum Monday: The Beginning of the Journey-#BLOG365 Day 174 #sschat #museumed

Museum Monday, a day late... Yesterday I was traveling from California to Florida and I completely forgot it was Museum Monday. I hardly ever miss a Museum Monday. They are, by far, my favorite blog post each week. So...better late I suppose. A few weeks ago I was reminded of the first school exhibition I … Continue reading Museum Monday: The Beginning of the Journey-#BLOG365 Day 174 #sschat #museumed

Using Video to Improve Instruction – #BLOG365 #sschat

  Last night I was cleaning out my Google Drive and I found a video I had done for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in which I demonstrated a quick object-based learning activity. The video was only four minutes. Each day at the beginning of class we began with an object observation activity where students "read" … Continue reading Using Video to Improve Instruction – #BLOG365 #sschat

Museum Monday: Using Art in the Classroom -#BLOG Day 169 #artsed #museummonday

March 20 marks the anniversary of Henri Matisse's exhibition at the┬áSalon des Independants in 1903. Post Impressionism is one of my favorite artistic movements and I am fascinated with the Salon des Independants and its role in art history. Today I thought I would write about one of my favorite approaches to art viewing: the … Continue reading Museum Monday: Using Art in the Classroom -#BLOG Day 169 #artsed #museummonday