Our brilliant librarians have a few cute friends who make appearances through the year and who I personally have enjoyed interactions with. I still feel terrible about the bacon joke I made in front of Rita the Pig, but she has a great sense of humor. In teaching what a blog is to younger kids,Read more about Why Your Elementary School Needs A Blogging Mascot[…]
I hated math when I was a kid. Not just disliked it, I couldn’t stand it. Why? Because I hated doing 800 problems of the same thing. The repetition and practice was so boring and the unimaginative word problems about apples and cats were even worse. I honestly think it’s why I still despise textbooks.Read more about Unless You Want School to Be Boring[…]
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Making is not just about STEAM, reserved for science class, or even meant to be just an activity for after school. Making across the curriculum can change the way students are thinking, interacting, collaborating, and engaged. Gather some simple materials, offer students the chance to design, create, and dream up a new way to engageRead more about Making Across the Curriculum for Elementary & Primary[…]
There is no boxed-learning with a huge smiley face. There’s no place to pull up, place an order, and get it at the window in five minutes flat. It’s not quick. It’s not easy. And it’s not even something for sale. It’s changing the shape of the restaurant, re-routing the delivery of the meal, andRead more about There Is No Innovation Drive-Thru in Education[…]