Nice Fish Tank!

The 9 Best Things About Social Media For Communication Shhhh… Listen! Do You Hear The Sound Of Communication on Social Media? Coming up with a title is apparently very important if you want your blog to be read. There are many websites out there that help to generate some very interesting and thought-provoking titles, but I think nice fish tank says exactly what I wanted to say. You won’t have any idea what this post is about by the title, but it’s the first example I thought…

Shocking News at ILHS

So, a very unusual thing happened in my classroom last week. My students surprised me. I was having trouble with them not being engaged and excited about their coursework. We had gone through most of my curriculum and things were winding down. Maybe it was that they were just so efficient, but I think it was more that they didn’t really care to do their best. I didn’t do a good enough job at developing relevancy. I probably had about 40 Chromebooks in different states of…

Innovative Teaching Academy

  Well, I did it. Last week I jumped. In the past, I could see where I wanted to be. I knew what kind of teacher I wanted and honestly needed to be, but have been unwilling/afraid to really do something about it. I finally jumped. I joined the Innovative Teaching Academy with the hope that I’ll reach the other side and end up where I want to be. Too often I get upset with my students for not caring about their education or for not…