Monthly Archives: December 2014

10 + 1 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging

Last summer, I had the pleasure of guest blogging for Middle Web and chose to do it on student blogging.  While I had started with a 14 step plan, I was able to revamp it a bit and bring it…

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How Not to Integrate Technology

After reading this wacky post “Encouraging Teachers to use Technology” I had to respond with a hearty?congratulations!??After all, this article ?highlights many of the things we so diligently try to avoid when?introducing?anything?unknown to people; rewards, punishment, fear. ?So let’s think…

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So What’s My Problem With Public Behavior Charts?

image borrowed from Kimberley Moran – see her great post on how to move past behavior charts linked at the bottom of the post ? The day starts out fine, you had your breakfast, you had your tea, you feel…

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How to Unleash the Uncreative Children

image from icanread I was a dreadfully uncreative child.  Sure, I would draw trees, flowers, animals, but whenever someone told me to unleash my creativity, my heart sank and my page usually stayed empty.  Writing was slightly better, but I…

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