- Apr 17, 2020
Growing My Teaching Practice Through Professional Learning-- Social Distancing Style!
Along with all of the challenges of social distancing, I found one unexpected and exciting benefit: the appearance of new, virtual...
- Dec 4, 2019
All the Co-Teachers, Now Put Your Hands Up: Revving Up for Teaching Together
The economic bubble burst in 2009 and so did my sense of invincibility. By this time, I had been teaching in the primary grades for six...
- Nov 14, 2018
Informal Leadership: Starting Small to Bring About Big Change
My grade level colleague Becca and I huddled around a student’s desk during our lunch period. As we planned learning experiences to...
- Aug 19, 2018
Launching a Year of Meaningful Math: Ideas That Go All Year
For years in my classroom, literacy was the “it girl” getting all the attention and beginning-of-the-year hoopla: inquiry-driven...