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January 25, 2021 Increasing Student Effort and Motivation while E-Learning

Although I’m out of the classroom this year on leave, I’ve gotten the opportunity to observe my niece (age 13) and nephew (16)…

January 20, 2021 STEAM Pioneers Your Students Should Know!

Recently, someone asked me who I believed were the most important pioneers in the fields of STEAM. It’s a pretty harmless question, but this person…

January 18, 2021 The Best Day Ever: Integrating Outdoors into Your Lessons

Today was the best day ever.  As an educator, or human being for that matter, doesn’t that statement just make your steps a…

January 4, 2021 Be A Nerd: Connecting Your Lesson to Student Interests

Over this past break, I overheard an inspiring story about a teacher, his classroom, and the educational power of videogames. It…

December 7, 2020 Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities

A few years ago, while observing an afterschool science cohort, I was introduced to a young boy I'll call Jake. From the beginning Jake wasn’t…

November 23, 2020 Say What?: Teaching Media Literacy to Students

When I was a sophomore in high school, one of my teachers shared a rather disturbing article with our class. It was a report on…

November 2, 2020 Don’t Overthink It: Why Simple Strategies Work

Last Saturday, as I was shutting down for the evening, I stumbled across something wonderful. Google had created a free game

October 7, 2020 On Newness and Normalcy: Creating Structure for Your Students

Normal. These days, “normal” feels nostalgic — a reminder that the world wasn’t always apocalyptically strange. We long for the way…