My Three Words Guiding 2020

Several years ago the #OneWord movement began in education. This is where educators select a word that will guide them in the coming year -- a focal point for their work in their next trip around the sun. Twitter is a common place for these words to be shared with other educators looking for support …

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RMD Conference Picture Story

Yesterday I returned from our annual Rocky Mountain District educator's conference. While I was there I had the privilege of leading a session on Supporting Curious Learners. We looked at storytelling as one of those challenges that a curious learner of any age might embrace, and I challenged the participants to create a story of …

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Session Resources: Rocky Mountain District Conference

Today I have the privilege of facilitating two sessions at the LCMS Rocky Mountain District's Fall Educators Conference. As is my custom, I am sharing the session resources that I have created to support the sessions on this blog. Click here to review the session resources on Supporting Curious Learners and Godly Device Management. As you …

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#PBL Skills Progression

Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to watch multi-grade project based learning (PBL) in action at Astoria Lutheran School in Queens, NY. It was a wonderful day of affirming their school model and helping identify next steps with the faculty of the school. As I observed PBL in action in preparation for afternoon conversations with …

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