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March 8th TV Diary

This week, we are going to explore how our instructional strategies can help students become engaged and active participants in the classroom.

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Teaching Coding to Middle Schoolers: Week 1

To learn more about teachers and to experiment with classroom technology, I was given the opportunity to teach my very own class. My principal suggested coding so we rounded up a group of 11 advanced math students in 8th grade and had them pulled for a coding elective. 1,118 more words


Applying Mindfulness to Mundane Classroom Tasks

Click on the photograph to read this repost of Abby Willis’ article, originally posted at Edutopia.


Well-Designed School Classrooms 'boost academic success' | BBC News

Researchers from Salford University said the layout, construction and decoration of classes had a significant impact on reading, writing and maths. Natural light, temperature, air quality and individualised classroom design were especially important, they said.

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Character Readings for the Classroom

This week, while on vacation, I ran across two small pieces to spur reflection and action in building character strengths for teachers and students.

The first came in my inbox via the weekly… 589 more words


Promoting Responsible Citizenship

HOPE standard H 5 states, “Honor student potential for roles in the greater society.” I believe this means we as teachers are there to encourage students to become better citizens for their future. 505 more words

Effectively Managing the 1:1 iPad Music Room

The other presentation I did at TMEA/TI:ME 2015 was the one above.  If you missed the presentation slides for Teaching Untethered, click HERE.  I was very excited to give this presentation because management and organization are definitely my strong qualities.   2,823 more words