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This Article on Teaching – Shows a Different Perspective!

January 28, 2014
This Article on Teaching – Shows a Different Perspective!

This article was originally in the Teach for America corps member blog and Slate. It was a source of a lively discussion amount the staff.  Yes, teaching is harder than more people can imagine. Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science. It’s Harder. To solve engineering problems, you use your brain. Solving classroom problems uses your whole...
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Online Learning Games

November 15, 2013

Online Learning Games This is the information sheet from my presentation at the Howell’s Community Sharing for Healthy Caring conference. I’ve included web sites that have games or activities that my students have enjoyed playing. Create Your Own Games: Daisy the Dinosaur Great for young kids to learn coding. Free Move the Turtle Great...
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How People Learn

September 9, 2013
How People Learn

How People Learn Looking to understand how to be a more effective teacher?  I read an amazing book, “Design for How People Learn” by Julie Dirksen.  To say I’m a fan would be an understatement! One of the many great concepts that she has made concept is how the brain stores information.  We had...
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Weebly – So Very Cool!

September 8, 2013
Weebly – So Very Cool!

Weebly I attended a conference over the summer on, of course, technology in education and I learned so much!  I started using Weebly for my classroom website.  It was so easy to set up, fun to see the different options (I like to play around with different looks).  I’m using it: like a bulletin...
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I Don’t Think You Have to Love Cats to Think This is Too Funny

May 25, 2013
I Don’t Think You Have to Love Cats to Think This is Too Funny

Crazy Cat I watched this the other day and found myself laughing so hard!  I don’t know if a prerequisite is you need to have a cat or just love their attitude! Dear Diary… Tweet
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Cat Film Festival

April 9, 2013
Cat Film Festival

Cat Film Festival I just heard about a Cat Film Festival!  Cats can be very funny to watch.  Their antics are adorable.  I always thought I was a dog person but I now know, I am definitely a cat person! If you are like me, watching goofy cat videos are the highlight of my...
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Kids Need a Chance to Deal with Boredom

March 24, 2013
Kids Need a Chance to Deal with Boredom

Boredom Check out this article in the Huffington Post on allowing kids unstructured time.  Parents want to expose their children to life’s adventures but sometimes we may over schedule to the point children don’t know how to be creative and use their imaginations. With spring break just around the corner, it may be time...
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“One” by Kathryn Otoshi – One Great Book!

February 19, 2013
“One” by Kathryn Otoshi – One Great Book!

Great book! I happened on this little book and fell in love with  “One” by Kathryn Otoshi.  I shared it with my colleagues at school and my students  loved the story and were sitting at the edge of the seats. The illustrations are simply done with watercolors but it has a powerful message! Standing...
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Deep Fun!

January 6, 2013
Deep Fun!

Deep Fun Making learning fun should be the mantra for everyone involved in teaching.  Things that are fun are memorable and they are easier to remember.  My sister-in-law sent me this website on Bernie DeKoven and I love it! Bernie DeKoven has written numerous books of learning and play.  He links resources for games...
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Project Based Learning

November 11, 2012
Project Based Learning

Presentation on Project Based Learning (PBL) Yesterday I spoke at the Community Sharing for Healthy Caring conference in Howell.  I don’t know how many people attended but I know there were a lot of people in the building!  It was hard to move through the hallways because of all of the people. I have...
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