What I Learned This Week With Online Teaching

Like many of you, this past week was my first week of moving to an all-online format for teaching. It was definitely a week of both blessings and challenges. As I follow education folks on Twitter, it does seem like those of us who teach in high schools have an advantage over elementary and middle …

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Basic Premises for an Online Education Transition

This week my school decided to transition to online-only education for at least a week following our Spring Break, which is this week. I am sure that many of you are in the same situation. Because of the rapid nature of this transition due to societal events, there is a lot of angst over what …

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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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