An educational blog for teachers and students.

Computers
Posted on August 26, 2014 by Jaime Vandergrift
Don't worry if what you do is so last year
Educational technology certainly isn’t new. For anyone who is merging technology into instructional practice, it can feel quite new. Can we find ways to bridge the gap and encourage those who are just starting to be proud of the steps they are taking? I think we can!

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Common core
Posted on August 24, 2014 by Justin Tarte
Survival tips

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was 21 years old and had just finished my student teaching experience the Friday before. I was fortunate enough to have had a full weekend to prepare for my first German teaching assignment. The students had a long-term substitute the last two months and had watched just about every movie from the last decade. The students who usually enjoyed watching a movie at school had gotten to the point of actually wanting to learn something. I was entering a German teaching position two weeks prior to the Christmas holiday break, and the students hadn't learned any German in over two months. I was super excited!

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Fine arts hobbies
Posted on August 22, 2014 by Rafranz Davis
Creativity - paint cans

Creativity is one of the most under-used ideas in most classrooms.  As someone who has been able to witness the power of creativity all summer, it has been an honor and privilege to work with teachers on ways to add creativity into their curriculum.  In my blog post, I'll outline ways to use creativity in your classroom with or without technology.

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Computers
Posted on August 21, 2014 by Alan Haskvitz
school links

As we all settle back into the school routines, it may be worthwhile to look through some classroom management tips for those difficult transition days, ice-breakers to get to know your students, as well as ideas to work with parents to get them more involved during the year.  Try out some of the links inside for great ideas, and good luck as you begin the school year!

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