Summer Slide

Most students, and educators, for that matter have started to count down the days until summer break.  I’ve seen many creative ways of doing this on Twitter/Pinterest – alphabet countdowns, …

My Failure Resume

I have been called an “experiential learner” – that I need to fail, get hurt, and make mistakes in order to learn and change my behavior.  As an experiential learner …

Dickinson, Poe, Frost

“Poetry can indeed change lives, which can in turn change the world.” —Richard Blanco, Academy of American Poets Education Ambassador Yesterday, kicked off National Poetry Month. Poetry wasn’t really something …

That’s A Wrap

Over 10 months of planning, coordinating between venues, securing and planning food arrangements, managing RSVP’s, planning with the photographer….no I am not talking about planning a wedding, I am describing …

Wonder Lost

This week’s post comes you to from Grant Hopper.  Grant is an instructional tech coach in West Aurora School District 129 who writes for his very own blog entitled, “Musings …