Affecting One Student’s Life

As a teacher, I have evidence that my teaching had far more reaching effects on students than the subject itself. So I will depart with a final thought that I expect will alter the way you view your role: “As teachers, we inspire a difference in students’ lives, not only in their ability.”

Welcome

Introduction: This blog holds my thoughts, quotes & research that I have collected over the years.

New Language

While local educators are taking notice of text slang, they aren’t alarmed by its presence. “You tell them, ‘Look, there’s a context for everything. You don’t walk into my room… Read more →

Youtube v.s. Books

On YouTube, “you can get a whole story in six minutes,” he explains. “A book takes so long. I prefer the immediate gratification. Unchecked use of digital devices, he says,… Read more →

active kids

How Learning Should Be

“This is how learning should be,” she said. “It should be active, it should be engaging. It should use a variety of modalities. That’s how we all learn.” Education Week:… Read more →