What One Comment On “Teaching Typing” Created …

On Thursday morning, I had the pleasure of listening to Richard Byrne‘s keynote speech at #BIT14. While the auditorium was packed, and I couldn’t quite get inside to grab a seat (of course, I┬áhad to stop for a coffee before … Continue reading

The 7 Letter Word That Causes Extreme Reactions: INQUIRY!

Some people love it. Some people hate it. Some people are just waiting until we get back to the “good old days” of spelling tests, worksheets, and math drills. Over this past week alone, both through online conversations, emails, and … Continue reading

My Non-Negotiables

This is my fourteenth year teaching. It’s my fourth year teaching Grade 1. I am not a new teacher, but I am at a new school. I’m working with a new group of students, educators, administrators, and parents, and trying … Continue reading