The Beginning: Six years ago I began the second phase of my teaching career. I left the special education classroom to pursue a technology-integration position. I absolutely love technology and how it’s constantly changing, constantly challenging the way we think about teaching, and the power that it brings to students. When I started my new […]
One of the most difficult parts of teaching is time management. It is imperative that students are busy and engaged throughout class to avoid classroom discipline issues. No matter how hard you try, there are days when your class ends way too early! This is a huge problem because what do you do? Well, here […]
“Don’t cry over spilled milk” was a phrase that was created by a man, not a nursing mother. I will admit I have CRIED over spilled milk. My twins were 9mo old and my supply was drying up. I did not cry, I balled. I now look back and laugh a little because at the […]
Cell phone use in the classroom is a hot topic right now, as we have definitely entered the age of smartphones. There are strong opinions on both sides of the issue, and by the way, a lot of research out there on the matter.
Hitting a goal of 10,000 steps a day is nothing for a teacher. Although hitting those 10,000 steps in comfortable AND fashionable shoes is not so easy. As teachers, we rarely sit down. There is always something to do on our feet. You have to walk around the room during lecture to make sure students […]