Monthly Archives: May 2013

Great Expectations

What should we expect from our students?  What do they expect from us?  Has any teacher had that conversation with their students?  This thought just hit me, because I can’t remember a time when I’ve asked my kids that.  I … Continue reading

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Take control of your PD

I stopped by the middle school yesterday to help one of my good friends get set up for Dropbox.  She was looking to share pictures of her students at the local Special Olympics with their families and was amazed at … Continue reading

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Change

Change. Change seems to be always reluctant; always kicking and screaming and refusing to be embraced.  Whether it’s at home or in the classroom, change always seems to make people feel uncomfortable. Reading blogs and tweets, however, I feel like … Continue reading

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I had some AWESOME teachers

It’s that time of the year again.  The temperatures start to go up, Jimmy Buffett starts to play on my iPhone, summer is just within reach, and we celebrate our teachers.  It seemed like a good time to reflect on … Continue reading

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Sometimes is just starts with an idea…

So one of the Health & PE teachers came to me asking how he could use the iPads in his health lessons.  I’ve seen some apps about how to use it in PE, monitoring heart rates, burst photography to pick … Continue reading

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