African American History, Not Just for February!

 African American history is celebrated every year during February. Why not all year long? African American history has existed as long as America. If you are looking to add more African American History in your classroom, there are a multitude of resources available. No matter whether you are looking for general African American history … read more »

Tech Tool of the Month: micro.bit – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog, you were introduced to the BBC micro:bit and the Microsoft MakeCode virtual micro:bit simulator. The BBC micro:bit is a small, but mighty, handheld and programmable micro-computer. It can be used to create robots, code games, play virtual instruments and much more. If you are looking for a free option, … read more »

Tech Tool of the Month: Synth Part 2

Synth is a user-friendly podcasting tool. The site allows users to create audio recordings up to 256 seconds long. Yesterday’s blog, Synth Part 1, gave an overview of this tool. The overview also included the application of both the SAMR model and the Triple E Frameworks as you integrate Synth into your instruction. Today’s post … read more »

What’s the Buzz: The 6C’s

You may have taken part in any number of professional learning opportunities while school was out of session to hone your craft. As you think about getting this school year off the ground, take a moment to reflect and sift through your notes.  Sometimes you can find themes that can help organize the great ideas … read more »

Spring into Math Awareness Month

April is Math Awareness Month, a celebration of the study of math and its relevance to modern life. It provides a perfect opportunity to reflect on your math teaching practices and resources and give them a good spring cleaning. Think about lessons and units you use that are stale, assessments that need refreshing, and your … read more »