Monthly Archives: August 2013

Rocks and Black Dogs

  This post is a follow-up to Better Out Than In, which was written to help provide a bit of clarity and understanding when thinking of mental health.  I want to figure out how we can help students who are … Continue reading

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smART

Could English/Literacy teachers infuse a unit with numeracy by writing song lyrics for music with different tempos (oops, tempi)? If you know of any teachers who have tried this idea, share their videos/blog posts in the comment section below!

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Better Out Than In

I created the artwork above because no one is immune to mental strife. …  One of the best forms of therapy is having the ability to talk to someone who is willing to listen; to provide another perspective.  Since a … Continue reading

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What Kind Of Teacher Do You Want To Be?

Recently, a friend asked me about teaching the way I aspire to teach.  We had a great chat, and his questions about finding inspiration have stayed with me. I came across this video that brought me back to my childhood, … Continue reading

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Building a Framework

We Are Makers from Learning Studio on Vimeo. Have you ever been so overwhelmed by something you’ve learned, that it feels like you know nothing at all?  Or so inspired by someone’s ideas that you end up with more questions … Continue reading

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Busy Hands, Busy Minds

Wow: Adobe Creative Class from Melcher Media on Vimeo. Get inspired.  Find out what you can do.  Find out what your students can do.  It’ll be fun.

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23 Videos That Sparked Genius Hour Thinking, Collaboration, and Actions

Originally posted on Today is a Great Day for Learning:
cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Jurgen Appelo In our classroom this year my colleague Gallit Zvi and I used many youtube videos to inspire resiliency,…

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