The Black Hole of Learning

“The longer of I have taught, the more I have tried to use that model.  Admittedly, I let that slip a little lately and noticed that my students started to work their way further and further away from the front of the room and move toward what I like to call the “Corner of Apathy.”  So, I put up the caution tape and attached the note you see in the picture.”

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I’m sick of theory too!

This past week I had the opportunity to present four education sessions at the MTA (Massachusetts Teachers Association) summer conference at UMASS in Amherst, MA.  When I present at conferences I try to stick to themes and ideas and create  ‘what can teachers/administrators use immediately’ types of sessions.  I know as an educator, those types of sessions, articles and […]

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Poke Me In the Eye, Right Now!

Tomorrow I am presenting at a New Hampshire teachers conference in Concord, NH.  I have been prepping for this event and I am thrilled to be able to be there.  Also, I am working toward my professional development goals and it has made me really be reflective about my PD (professional development) and what I […]

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