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Creativity in the Classroom

Creativity in the Classroom

I love drawing and sketch-noting. I love photography. I love creating. If I could do it for a living, I think it’s one of the few things I would give up teaching for because it brings me such happiness and just an overwhelming sense of calm and purpose. Until the time...Read more ›
Breaking the Blockbuster Model

Breaking the Blockbuster Model

In 1905, the first Nickelodeon opened in Columbus, Ohio and charged a large crowd of several hundred people 5¢ each to see a movie. (Get it–a “nickle”odeon?) Since then, movies have changed a lot,  and so has education too. Recently, I’ve been a part of some really...Read more ›
The Game Changer

The Game Changer

Seriously, is there anything better than hearing from students that, YES, I do have a voice!? Pear Deck allows for differentiation, collaboration, data collection and engagement all in one fabulous tool. It’s centered around students and teachers, and was developed by...Read more ›
Human-Computer Interaction

Human-Computer Interaction

What is Speak Memory? This was an essential question I recently posed to my Exploring Computer Science class. Students were finishing up on the unit about human-computer interactions. In this unit, we explored topics such as who has access to your digital data, who...Read more ›
Narratives to Teach SEL Skills

Narratives to Teach SEL Skills

Want to inject some social and emotional skills into your classroom routines? Simple – have students share stories! In a recent Edutopia article, author Marissa King suggests that stories can help build and sustain classroom culture, while also developing...Read more ›
The Fast & The Curious – An EduProtocol Review

The Fast & The Curious – An EduProtocol Review

I finished my first week of teaching technology this past week and it’s been exhausting! I forgot how much it takes to go into roughly 24 classrooms over the past week, present a lesson that’s going to keep the whole gambit of students engaged, all while...Read more ›
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