It’s that time of year again – for some educators to begin their countdowns. How many calendar days left before summer? How many actual school days left? Please stop. Let me explain my perspective… Countdowns are great for things like the vertical takeoff of a 115,000 lb. rocket traveling into outer space, taking the last second […]Read more "Guest Post via @gm8585: 3…2…1…STOP!!!"
The first couple days of school are sometimes full of rules and dictation. Old movies used to take an hour to get to the action and excitement (I think they used to call it “developing the plot” or “building the story”). Does anybody else see a parallel here? Students are growing up in an era of […]Read more "Guest Post via @gm8585: It’s Time for a Shift"
When @sarahdateechur asks for a guest blog for one of the fastest growing “teacher-connected” creations ever, there’s no pressure…at all. That being said, here goes nothing: Speaking of connected, that has been the single greatest attribute to my students’ education is me connecting to other educators around the world through social media (mostly Twitter). Thank you, to all […]Read more "Guest Post via @gm8585: Speaking of…"