February 2020

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Dialogue, Not Monologue via @McMenemyTweets

Dialogue, Not Monologue via @McMenemyTweets

My latest educational read has been Risk Taker by Brian Aspinall.  The book is filled with relatable and thought-provoking stories and lessons written in a way only Brian can.  When I read books like this, I often write down thoughts or quotes that leave an impression.  So…here we are.  In one of his accounts about his first year teaching […]

It’s Okay to Be Where You Are - It’s Not Okay to Stay There via @McMenemyTweets

It’s Okay to Be Where You Are – It’s Not Okay to Stay There via @McMenemyTweets

I remember the year a SMART Board was installed in my classroom.  It was a game changer at the time.  I ditched the blackline masters and accompanying teacher’s manual and made my own program.  My way.  Everything we did from then on was interactive.  I loved my SMART Board.  Next came iPads.  I had access to an entire class set of iPads. […]