Narrative Assessments

Maybe it is because we have so many of our students being educated by parents, siblings, non-educators, but the time to bring back narrative assessments […]

Contact Tracing

Nicky Case has a wonderful, easy to understand explanation of how we could implement contact tracing without Big Brother issues. We certainly don’t know everything […]

#RemoteLearning is Something Different

I have the background of a face-to-face K-12 teacher, an online graduate student, and someone who has studied blended learning for the past ten years.  […]

#RemoteLearning Project: Operation Relax

Kindness Rocks #RemoteLeanring and isolation from our teachers {except for overly populated, under-managed video conference calls} makes my boys sad.  We have to find a […]

I chose wisely.

I chose wisely. Over 30 years ago, I vowed to have and to hold “for better or worse”. I may have the words slightly wrong […]

Video Conference Options

Lots of people are currently doing video conferencing right now. We are once again in the “wild west” of tools. On the plus side, our […]

Back in My Day…

I had to walk to school, in the snow, up hill, both ways! My generation is somewhat humorously known for expressing how hard life was […]

Weekly Review

COVID-19 Obviously, the corona virus is in the news. One of the latest features is that some are proposing that schools switch to “online learning”. […]

Learning is Messy

CDC Recommendation The CDC has recommended “remote learning” be put in place in the event that schools close to contain the spread of COVID-19. While […]

Pandemic Preparations

So, there is not a pandemic yet. But teachers typically don’t wait to prepare for something. The global financial market is fluctuating as the news […]


For, lo, the winter is past,The rain is over and gone;The flowers appear on the earth;The time of the singing of birds is come,And the […]

Oscar Nominated Shorts

I had the opportunity to check out the Oscar Nominated Shorts for Animation and Live Action. Warning, spoilers follow. Unlike last year, this year was […]

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