So, we have established a few pieces that will help: our new teacher community (NTC): Pssst….I’m a New Teacher, a free tutorial on the NTC based on the text, The New Teacher Book, and a free Toolkit o’ Fun.
Posted in Connecting With Students, General Education, Inspiration, Interesting, Just for Fun, Teacher Performance, Tools We Love, Uncategorized
Tagged first year, free tutorial, new teacher, resources, success
Once I know that I can do something with even a little bit of flair or success, I want to try it again and again. This is the practice that leads to skill and success – in anything!
Thank you to the passionate teachers out there who love what they do and the teachers (and administrators) who aren’t afraid to give the kids the responsibility and power to take ownership of their lives and their futures.
What makes a great educator? Someone who takes time out of their day to explain for what seems the two hundredth time a concept to a student and does so with patience. Continue reading
I’m dizzy with snowmen, Santas and sleds. My eyeballs are straining from glitter and flashy, shiny things. Continue reading
Although technology makes it easy for those who do not like to be lost, I encourage each and every one of us to seek the discomfort once in a while. Being lost isn’t so bad. You usually learn a thing or two. Continue reading
Posted in Connecting With Students, Differentiated Instruction, General Education, Interesting, Technology
Tagged David Wagoner, Inquiry, John Moe, Lost, Marketplace Tech Report, NPR, Rainer Maria Rilke