A Perfect Situation for a Substitute Teacher

I am now a “veteran” substitute teacher, having served my first “tour of duty” (pardon the pun, please) this school year.  This post reflects on the best practices I have seen this year and what I would consider a perfect situation in which to substitute for a classroom teacher. Established Rules for Behavior When classroomRead more

Daily Diigo Posts 06/22/2012

Don’t Do It: 10 Things Never to Do in the Classroom tags: classroom management The advice may seem obvious, but sometimes it is good to remind ourselves of what we should do / not do in the classroom. Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

24 Awesome Musical Shout-Outs to Literature

24 Awesome Musical Shout-Outs to Literature Shmoop.com is an amazing site for anyone studying literature.  As I was researching allusions, I came across the great page linked above.  I especially liked this note about The Beatles’ "I am the Walrus." 21. The Beatles’ “I Am the Walrus” (1967)   “If ever thou wilt thrive, bury my body; andRead more

Nearpod: An Interactive Tool for Direct Instruction Online or On Ground

[imagebrowser id=1] Imagine an app for the iPad that brings interactive technologies to every student in your class – given they have an iPad in their hands.  That is Nearpod’s goal, and so far it is living up to its self-imposed challenge. Teachers benefit from this app in a few ways. First, it enhances theRead more