Math Daily 3 and Task Board

The second item on my back to school list is a math task board similar to the one that I made for reading. This seems simple enough, in fact, I will likely end up making a modified copy… Read More

Reading Task Board

August is here, and that means that it is time to really start planning for the new year. At the end of last year, I made myself a list of things that needed to get done this summer…. Read More

Why I Chose to Rethink What a Classroom Looks Like

Early in my journey to becoming a 21st century teacher, I visited a couple of inspirational classrooms. These classrooms were designed with flexibility and choice in mind. It was clear that these spaces were no longer just classrooms,… Read More

My Two Worlds of Teaching

More and more I feel that I live in two different educational worlds. Neither of these worlds intersects in any meaningful way, yet both of them profoundly define me as a teacher and affect how my students learn. They affect my school, my district, and my profession in ways that they have never before, and yet they are so completely at odds as to actually contradict each other