A couple of weeks ago I was answering emails, updating grades and checking boxes off my to do list during my plan period. It was time to start thinking about classes and curriculum planning. I began to think about my ELA class, our current unit and the routine (rut-ish) it felt like we were in. …
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This blog hasn’t been much about me being an academic, or even an educator. That dominated my first blog, fresh off a year on the tenure-track, but now (at first) underemployed with two kids under the age of two in the house, and then as a contingent faculty member, still holding out hope that I…
Very little is written about how to make a better instructor experience. I figured I’d share a few of my tips for instructor efficiency. What tips do you have to improve instructor efficiency when teaching online?
In our Informational Text unit, I have my students do all sorts of writing and activities, integrating design and art as well as informational text. The other day, they were designing out the map and plan for a Theme Park based on a theme, and as they did so, so too did I (as usual). […]
Ready, Set, Go! Entry 303 for Wednesday February 10, 2021 The core questions: Credit goes to Ben and readers of his blog for these “Four Questions” and the five stretch questions. What did you do […]