Creating Stations in the ASL Classroom

As you know I am big George Couros fan.  I love him partially because of his vision of empowering students and mostly because he encourages giving students a voice and choice. If you aren’t familiar with his eight things to look for in today’s classroom, you should check them out.  It is because of George’s Read more about Creating Stations in the ASL Classroom[…]

What to do at the end of the year when students are checked out?

Every year I get to this point of the school year where the weather has changed, the students are restless and the ideas are running thin on how to keep their attention.  Even though I have done this job for 18 years this crazy end of the year phenomenon still sneaks up on me.  This Read more about What to do at the end of the year when students are checked out?[…]

Dice! Why I can’t live without them.

I am constantly seeing posts in my social media groups about what is one thing in your classroom you can’t live without.  For years I have pondered this question and answered it a million different ways. There has never been one thing I LOVE so much I can’t teach without…until this school year.  I have Read more about Dice! Why I can’t live without them.[…]

Games! Banish the boredom in your classroom!

If you love playing games in your classroom or if you are on the opposite spectrum and have no clue how to integrate games during class time, you came to the right place.  I am going to tell you why you should play games in your classroom or continue to integrate games as part of Read more about Games! Banish the boredom in your classroom![…]