I Just Became a Hybrid Teacher

Since we’ve added more members to this little Teaching2030 party, it’s only right we address the readership instead of each other. So, lets get it…


4 Minutes

Is your faculty cliquing? Break it up!

Teachers are just as fond of cliques as students are.  We get comfortable.  We commiserate with those sharing our struggles and our hallways.  But…


3 Minutes

Just another race to know-where?

Did you get a chance to read my recent post on creating a culture of "doing" instead of "knowing" in schools?  It has sparked a ton of interest and a…


6 Minutes

What do we know about our introverted students?

Do classrooms provide a safe and nurturing place for both introverts and extroverts? Follow this teacher's reflection leading to five actionable…


5 Minutes

Agreeing to agree [Coalition over ideology]

As I’ve gotten older and seen how different movements work, I’ve noticed that, whether charitable or nefarious, the most effective movements have a…


6 Minutes

Want to improve teaching and learning? Read this now

If you’re interested in serious school reform, ramped-up student learning, a transformed teaching profession—and if you have time to read only 1,190…


3 Minutes

What to do when you are buried in papers to grade

Woe are we! Across the nation, high school teachers are collectively wringing their hands. This time it’s not over any curriculum-distorting policy…


2 Minutes

What if schools created a culture of "do" INSTEAD of a culture of "know?"

Here at Educon yesterday, I had the chance to learn a bit more about design thinking from David Jakes. David's central point was that schools and…


4 Minutes

Three innovation questions left unanswered

Blogger's Note: Excuse the rough feel of this post, y'all.  I'm running late this morning but I wanted to do some transparent reflection before…


6 Minutes

Going paperless as a teacher - Part 1

Last month, Bill Ferriter hit the digital nail on the digital head when he explained why he hates paper.  And he does a great job of explaining why…


4 Minutes