My Plan For The First Day Of School

My first day of school is already next week! I am getting pretty excited about starting another year, but also quite nervous. One thing that has helped me prepare for the first day is to write out a detailed plan of my first lesson. Sometimes I even teach it to an empty classroom, just to […]

An Introduction to Design Thinking

Design Thinking. What is it? What does it do for teachers? Why am I hearing about it? Can I do it? These questions – and more – will be answered in an upcoming short series of articles, linked below. An Introduction to Design Thinking The Design Framework Researching Planning Creating Reflecting I’ve been teaching design […]

How Teachers Can Get More From Twitter

Thanks to user growth and books like Teach Like a PIRATE (#ad), Twitter has grown into a professional tool used by many educators. From tweet chats to networking, Twitter can be a dynamic support for teachers. If you have never used Twitter before, or if you are participating in a chat tonight, here are some […]