Museum Monday: Exhibiting Project Based Learning: A Collaboration Between Local Museums, University Education Students and Elementary Students – #BLOG365 Day 211 #sschat #artsed

Once again, I have to thank National Boards for reminding me of the amazing projects I was a part of over the last 10 years in education. As I was searching for samples to include in Component 1 I found a presentation I presented with a university partner. For many years our school was partnered … Continue reading Museum Monday: Exhibiting Project Based Learning: A Collaboration Between Local Museums, University Education Students and Elementary Students – #BLOG365 Day 211 #sschat #artsed

Using Video to Improve Instruction: Part 2 – #BLOG365 Day 207 @NBPTS #nbctstrong

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post entitled Using Video to Improve Instruction. At the time I had come across an old video of when I was doing an object-based lesson with students in my sixth grade world history class. Today a friend shot another video of me doing a lesson, using reciprocal … Continue reading Using Video to Improve Instruction: Part 2 – #BLOG365 Day 207 @NBPTS #nbctstrong

Educators Are Kind of Like Cafeteria Line Patrons- #BLOG365 Day 186 #IMMOOC

  In the south we love cafeteria food. When I was a child my grandmother took me to Morrison's or S&S at least once a week. We pushed our trays along the line, picking and choosing from an assortment of options. In the south we like unlimited options, but reserve our right to be picky. We often … Continue reading Educators Are Kind of Like Cafeteria Line Patrons- #BLOG365 Day 186 #IMMOOC

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

A New Perspective on National Boards-#BLOG365 Day 161 @nbpts #nbctstrong

I have been planning and pondering my National Board certification renewal over the last few days. I am behind, but I am taking comfort in the fact that my procrastination will result in a better product now that I have had plenty of time to think about how I will address each component. I am pulling … Continue reading A New Perspective on National Boards-#BLOG365 Day 161 @nbpts #nbctstrong