TEDxWOHS Parent Responses

Yesterday, as you probably already know, I introduced the TEDx project to my students.. In addition, I sent an email to their parents that included … Read More ›

Teacher’s Throwing Out Grades

Last weekend, I listened to Starr Sackstein (@mssackstein) talk with Nicholas Provenzano about the No Grades Movement. This isn’t the first time I’ve heard about … Read More ›

TED Talk Project – A Student Experiment

As I enter my final weeks in the classroom, I find myself wanting to make a splash. Thanks to inspiration from Nicholas Provenzano (@thenerdyteacher) and his #NerdyCast, … Read More ›

Cool Tool for School – EdPuzzle.com

Today, I spent some time using EdPuzzle, and I wanted to share my experience with it. EdPuzzle is a website that allows you to “Make … Read More ›

Social Media in School

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about social media being used in school and in the classroom. There is great benefit to student use of … Read More ›

Harsh Conversations With Myself

It has been an interesting year for me. For a couple of personal reasons (the details of which I don’t really want to get into … Read More ›

Audiobooks: Are They Really Reading?

Despite what the title may imply, this post simply will not answer that question, partly because I don’t actually have an answer and mostly because … Read More ›

10 Reasons You Should Do NaNoWriMo

As you all know, I’m a huge supporter of NaNoWriMo and The Office of Letters and Lights.   They posted this on their blog today, … Read More ›