Month: September 2017

Help! I need a digital turn-in bin!

I need a Digital Turn in Bin! As we utilize technology more and more in the classroom we can sometimes find our inboxes being slammed with student work that we don’t really want in our inboxes.  Students using google docs often “share assignments” directly with their teacher and they move on with their day. Meanwhile,…
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September 27, 2017 0

Teacher Super Power: Reading Student Minds

Unleash your teaching superpower… mind reading Any good doctor would never rely on autopsies to cure sick patients.  What good is checking your patients after they are cold on the examination table?  In a similar fashion, good teachers do not wait until it is too late to assess their students’ level of understanding. This is…
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September 18, 2017 1

I Remember

Today, we have another guest blogger. Jocelyn Burlew is a talented member of Team Character at Mason Intermediate School. In this post, she reflects back on how students may be going through tough times that may be quite invisible to teachers. She emphasizes that teachers building relationships can do much to help those students out.…
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September 18, 2017 4

Get Them Out of There! How I Achieve Email Inbox Zero

According to Gmail Meter, I get just over 100 emails per school day. That’s a lot of email to keep up with! Those emails range from simple requests for technical assistance to requests for Reflective Planning appointments before a teacher tries something new in a lesson and every level of engagement in between and beyond! I…
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September 9, 2017 0