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Keep on Learning!

The biggest news on the block this week is that I have a new job! I was hired for a full-time Kindergarten position at McKenzie Elementary starting November 1st and continuing through the end of the year. 693 more words

Ed Tech

Is boredom actually good for you?

Boredom can be good for you, it’s true. But at school, not so much.

After my last blog post, a friend challenged me and pointed out that boredom is not all bad. 396 more words

What Research Is Saying

Road Trip Darkroom at Featherstone Castle

At a weekend residential at Featherstone Castle I set up an open access Dark room for the adult participants top access and use – calling this a ‘Road Trip Darkroom’ 96 more words

Work In Progress

Forays into new Territory

My mentor teacher once said “teaching is like building a sandwich. Every year I add
one more ingredient, and the sandwich keeps getting better.” I think of that phrase often. 714 more words

Ed Tech

Report: A vision for innovation in STEM Education

STEM 2026: A vision for Innovation in Education (pdf) is a new report available on the AIR site.

From page 1: “The complexities of today’s world require all people to be equipped with a new set of core knowledge and skills to solve difficult problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of information they receive from varied print and, increasingly, digital media. 205 more words


Why educational statistics are the root of all evil

Most of us have heard the phrase “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics” which was quoted by Mark Twain and perhaps erroneously attributed to… 597 more words


Inspiring Readers

Ah, reading. A joy to so many, a struggle and bane to so many others. For some people reading conjures up good memories of stories and experiences. 1,072 more words

Language Arts