Learning is a life-long process, and as it turns out, so is teaching. Today's educators are constantly shadow boxing the ever-changing world of standardized testing, technology, and best practices. As our students' needs change, so, too, does our role in the classroom. I just had a conversation ... » Learn More about Digital Promise’s Micro-Credentials, AKA: Earn PD Credits Here!
Every parent worries they could potentially raise an a-hole. It's true--ask any of us. Our fear of adding to the already overflowing pool of a-holes is palpable. It's up there with the fear that our children divulge embarrassing secrets to their teachers then we have to look those teachers in the ... » Learn More about “Mummy, yet’s doNATE dis!”
This post is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association Know what I've realized as my kids get older? The baby days were a breeze. Oh yes, I said it. A BREEZE. Give me permanent exhaustion and sore nipples over kids' soccer concussions and free-will any day. I much prefer to keep my ... » Learn More about Hard But Necessary: Talking About Fire Prevention
I taught online English for five years before switching to my current role as a virtual Academic Mentor. I work with kiddos from different parts of the country, striving to keep them engaged in their online learning, and supporting them on their way to their diploma. It's a worthwhile job and I ... » Learn More about WittyWe: Supplemental Resources for Any Classroom
Upon the close of their first full week back to school, I asked my kiddos the typical Mom questions: What's one new thing you learned so far? Who did you play with at recess? What do you think your favorite subject will be this year? How long do we have until all that fundraising paperwork ... » Learn More about Tales of a Second Grade Anti-Typist