From Lawn Chairs to Finish Lines

From Lawn Chairs to Finish Lines

Potato Chips, a Lawn Chair, and the Nudging Neighbor On a beautiful spring day, my husband and I were sitting outside, watching the neighbors walk their dogs, ride their bikes, and generally enjoying the springtime air while getting in a little exercise.  As I sat...
Teaching is Hard

Teaching is Hard

A Lesson in Lessons Over the past couple weeks, students in Ms. Angela Altomonte’s U. S. History class at Fordson have been working hard at preparing lessons to deliver to their peers on various topics of the early 20th century. Ms. Altomonte started each group...
When Learning Emerges

When Learning Emerges

Over the past week, I collaborated with Fordson science teacher Sarah Collada to design an activity to help students learn about land use and conservation in AP Environmental Science (APES). The activity we devised was a simple group activity, but with a few...
The Myth Of Magical Technology

The Myth Of Magical Technology

Just this morning, I received an email from Kahoot reminding its users that they can administer “homework that corrects itself”. As a teacher, this is intriguing to me for many reasons. Giving self-corrected homework helps me avoid a little of the mundane practice of...
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