Last month, I proudly posted that our Board of Education approved West Rowan Middle to pilot Virtual Learning on Inclement Weather days [here – Teach from Home]. Our B.O.E. created an … Continue reading Upcoming Virtual Learning Day
I had the pleasure of serving on a panel discussion at Educon 2017 on Sustainability in Education. The other panelists were Samuel Abrams [author and researcher/truth teller], Renee Moore [teacher activist … Continue reading #Edcucon 2017
We are very intentional in our work to make change and trying make teachers feel safe and respected in our endeavors to change students’ lives. I’m very careful to avoid … Continue reading I’m Not Afraid of the Door Handle
I’m becoming more cognizant of how and how often I am using the term ‘learning.’ Like most, I’ve been using it mainly to describe how well students regurgitate facts and … Continue reading When Does Profound Learning Occur?
Teaching is one of the most fulfilling professions ever. Ask any teacher who’s had a previous student return to talk fondly about their time in the classroom and you’ll know what … Continue reading Lowered Expectations
I came across this article some weeks ago – Does knowledge matter in the age of Google? http://buff.ly/2brmg2N. Heads up, the first couple of sentences may be slightly bothersome to some … Continue reading Knowledge vs Intelligence: A Discussion for Digital Learning Age
I’ve been meeting with our school based new teacher mentor about planning impactful on-boarding experiences for our newest teachers, both to the profession and the building. This is her first … Continue reading Supporting Our New Teachers