Codes & Coals or If I Were King of the EdTech Forrrrrest

In a recent blog post from Amy Burvall, she poses a simple & intriguing question: If you had control of the district ed-tech budget what would you do? While I may stand in the hallway, finger wagging, hip holding, eyebrow raising, Continue reading Codes & Coals or If I Were King of the EdTech Forrrrrest

Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

IT BEGINS. My ninth graders land a few scant hours from now.  They will be pie-eyed and bushy-tailed and full of mirth and whimsy.  They will be jaded and broken and waiting for someone, anyone, to let them out of Continue reading Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

COMMUNICATE: Clarity & Precision Over Coy & Clever

I’ve tremendous coy guilt. At least once a performance with Teachers Lounge Mafia, I throw out an offer that my scene partner has to distill, interpret and essentially guess at just what the heck it is I am suggesting. Me: Continue reading COMMUNICATE: Clarity & Precision Over Coy & Clever