One Argument for the Common Core

I am taking a professional development class on pdesas.org, the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Standards Aligned System site.  For PA teachers, it’s a great resource and a great way to earn Act 48 hours at no charge.  One must be a self-directed learner to fully appreciate the course and be successful, but teachers have beenRead more

Tweeted: Instructional Design and Lifelong Learning

Lucas and I participated in Take Your Child to Work Day today, and this is a recording of the presentation that I did for the students.  I hope you like it!

Tweeted: CPS Teacher Professional Development

I don’t know what happened to modeling the behavior you wish to see in your students, but apparently this professional development “expert” forgot that idea and forgot how to teach well.  This video is so depressing.

Tweeted: The Good-Morrow by John Donne http://t.co/Uq9zKMHB…

The Good-Morrow by John Donne createsend.com/t /y-21A0E65B6E… What a beautiful poem! The Good-Morrow John Donne I wonder by my troth, what thou and I Did, till we loved? Were we not wean’d till then? But suck’d on country pleasures, childishly? Or snorted we in the Seven Sleepers’ den? ‘Twas so; but this, all pleasures fanciesRead more