Back to School: Preparing for Day One
My first undertaking this summer is the start of a six-week online experience called #PTcamp which centers around Beyond the Bake Sale, the Essential Guide to Family/school Partnerships.
Jonathan Gottschall, author of The Storytelling Animal, says science backs up the long-held belief that story is the most powerful means of communicating a message.
I am optimistic about the fact that the folks who set the national education agenda in Washington opened the door for a group of passionate educators to share that passion.
One of the highlights of our New England 1:1 Summit is the classroom visits where we allow our fellow educators from across New England to see our staff and students in action.
We recently opened our classroom doors to over 200 visiting educators during the New England 1:1 Summit.
“As you grow up in this world, you realize people really don’t give a (expletive) about what you feel or what you think.”
There is no one right answer! We need to embrace the struggle between reading online and reading from paper-based products.
The Washington Post ran an article titled "Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say"
As you can see in the directions embedded below, you don't need any coding skills in order to build your own search engine.
The point of professional development shouldn’t be in having teachers check off a box that they attended a session or watched a video or took on a project.
We look forward to this ever-evolving conversation regarding the online lives of our students and how we can continue to support and educate parents in supporting their children.