The Franklin Institute
The more conferences I go to, the less I find myself interested in discussions about specific tools. Instead, it’s the new ideas… that excite me, in that ideas have the power to outlast tools and make more of an impact on what we do in our classrooms. Continue reading
We’re all Winners
The Hershey Lodge served as a gracious host for a 3-day DECA state competition. DCTS was represented by six of its finest Retail Marketing & Sales students poised and primed for competition, and they have hardware to prove it.…
The FES Unit Plan
Objectives Students will become informed of the basic economic freedoms in the free enterprise system.
SWBAT: 80% of students will demonstrate competencies using a variety of assessment with an overall portfolio score of 80% or higher.…
Insert cliché opening about how-time-flies-and-I-should-blog-more here.
Thank you to mbedchatblog challenge 2014 for encouraging me to maintain a blogging pulse.
The last several years I’ve tinkered with creating a more student-centred classroom, and the last few semesters I’ve really gone all in.…
I am so impressed by the way in which this page, and the conference itself is laid out. Special hat tip to Darren Hudgins for creating an amazing experience for all of his teachers and leaders.
Room to Grow
Room to Grow When Do Educators Get Time?
Year 7 have started the year revising angles names and types and learning about supplementary and complementary angles, and angles in parallel lines. They have used they have used their iPads to create presentations to demonstrate what they have learnt.
Many students created KeyNote presentations, but Liv used her iPad to create this movie.…
In this podcast episode, I tackle all of the types of fear that I am seeing around my work and the work of those I am collaborating with.
I discuss the fear of collaborating from within the car, the fear of letting teachers and leaders experience struggle, and the fear of learning as something other than an event.…
Image: ‘Denali – Mountain Landscape from Alaska‘
Found on flickrcc.net
It is no secret that I miss the classroom. After leaving the classroom 16 months ago I knew I would. Don’t get me wrong, I love the work I do and the new learning I have been able to do has been amazing.…