I recently came across a great article about kids and the lack of their use of books in today’s world. (see the article here) Here is my response: You are spot on. Being in the teaching profession for over 10 years, I have watched public schooling get rid… Read more »
#22 Best teaching technology you’ve ever seen Education changes every day and sometimes it feels that it changes every minute. We have come so far from the times of writing everything on a chalk board for the students to see, running a ditto machine when we needed to make copies… Read more »
If you haven’t figured out by now, I’m a teacher going through a tough time. Just the other day I wrote this email to my union rep: ” In regards to a liaison concern: Having teachers in meetings where they indicate to the principal that they are being bullied by… Read more »
With so much going on in the public school arena, there is no wonder that people who spend years getting a teaching certification want nothing more than to get out of it. Me personally? I can’t blame them. From standardized test focus in areas of Math, Reading and Science, to… Read more »
Part of teaching is getting your students excited to learn. Because I am absolutely convinced that teaching is a sales job, you need to understand that how you open and close your pitch is probably one of the most important times in the classroom.
In the big bad world of technology these days, a teacher can get lost. As a Biology Teacher in Pennsylvania for over 10 years, I have learned how to utilize a few stronghold pieces of technology to help me work more wisely in the classroom and to streamline technology as… Read more »