Every teacher wants to have a 21st Century, tech friendly classroom. And what could be more tech friendly and 21st century than inviting Alexa into your classroom? That’s the epitome of techie-ness, right? Imagine asking a question and a disembodied voice automatically answering you. Cool (and slightly disconcerting).
As teachers, we walk a thin line every day. How do we conduct class and present lessons without allowing our personal beliefs to subtly creep in? When you add in the fact that the very nature of Argumentative Writing lends itself to sharing our opinions about the topics being discussed, the issue becomes even more […]
“Standardized testing” are two words that cause extreme visceral reactions in teachers. Why? It’s just a test. Right? Wrong! For many teachers, standardized tests are the reason they are leaving the classroom. I’m not talking about beginning teachers, no, I am talking about seasoned veterans with advanced degrees and years of teaching experience. The teachers […]