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When the right answer is ultimately wrong

When the right answer is ultimately wrong

I was taught the right way to eat a Snickers bar in second grade. While I would like to tell you how to do it, I promised Mrs. Meadowcraft I would never tell, and out of my deep respect for her, I won’t. At seven years old, I felt special that I knew the right way to...

Remote Learning: Google Slides and an overbearing teacher

Remote Learning: Google Slides and an overbearing teacher

This is another post in a series that highlights the successes of being in a full remote setting. I love being in class, weaving between tables as students work. I hear their conversations and see their writing as I pass by each group. Despite being in a pandemic and...

Remote Learning: Notice Wonder

Remote Learning: Notice Wonder

This is another post in a series that highlights the successes of being in a full remote setting.  Create The Learning Conditions I have tried different ways to create conditions for deep learning in a remote/hybrid setting. Getting all students to participate in a...

Remote Learning: Increased Communication

Remote Learning: Increased Communication

There are successes in a full remote setting. While I miss in-person learning and I’m looking forward to seeing my students when it's safe, I want to highlight remote learning successes for me to remember to implement when we are fully in person in the future. A major...

What is Power?

This post is part of a larger series. These blogs started with the course syllabus and I encourage you to take a look at it before moving forward to get a greater context of what is going on here. You can read the syllabus by clicking here. Week Six This lesson was...

Background knowledge and the Project

Background knowledge and the Project

This post is part of a larger series. These blogs started with the course syllabus and I encourage you to take a look at it before moving forward to get a greater context of what is going on here. You can read the syllabus by clicking here. Week Six This lesson was...

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