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eTwinning - people watching for teachers

I love people watching. It’s a guilty pleasure that I’m sure most people will secretly admit to. It’s life affirming watching people who look so different to you and then realising that they’re actually very similar. 401 more words

Classroom Design

Slaying Goblins in the Coffee Shop

In our most recent episode of Teachers Talking Teaching (get it here), John and I talk about Goblin – which I think is the most exciting Teacher PD I have heard about in a very long time. 241 more words

Flipped Classroom

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

As a middle school teacher, it is astounding to me how many children have access to multiple social media apps right at their finger tips… at almost ALL times. 189 more words

Classroom Design

Did you know? A school's design can improve academic success

Did you know? A school’s design can improve academic success.

As a profession, we have been working closely with neuroscientists, educators, parents and even school children to make more informed design choices for 21st century learning environments.   294 more words


Fall Vibes

It feels like I blinked and October was over! A whole month sped by in a flash and I didn’t even get the chance to sit down and blog about all the exciting things that have been going on in my classroom, pedagogy, professional development, and life as a teacher. 94 more words


Director's Corner (NEMLA Blog Post #14)

Greetings from Chicago!

The leaves are starting to change color on campus and there is a chill in the air.  Fall is slowly coming here to the windy city.   1,567 more words


Choice Seating in the News

A colleague of mine placed a newspaper article on my desk the other day from last weekend’s Press & Argus about a study relating the use of standing desks to  combat childhood obesity. 182 more words

Mrs. Dennis Discusses