Tag: Instruction

EDTech You Should Be Using #2

Kindle Direct Publishing Telling students that they are going to write something and turn it in for a grade is a lot different than telling them that they are going to write something, publish it, and share it with thousands of readers from around…

Grades Mean Nothing

When was the last time you received a grade as an adult. You probably haven’t and if you have you probably didn’t understand or agree with it (like my D- fantasy football draft grade errr). Well, obviously, we don’t receive grades as adults because…

Every Educator Needs This!

Being a teacher is the toughest job in the world. Our expectations are high and our compensation is low. We are expected to fix world problems, prepare every student for their future, and we are required to be a shinning example every second of…

The Day I Thought I Died

DISCLAIMER:  If you have never experienced something similar to the story we’re about to share, we’re going to question your teaching experience. It was the beginning of the school year and I was feeling recharged and excited for my new group of students. I…

What’s Curiosity?

The Thought: This is my son Grady. He’s eight months old and the greatest thing that has ever happened to us.  Being a first-time dad, there is a lot to learn and most of it comes from pure experience.  Heck, no one can prepare…