It’s August. Everywhere you look on education blogs or edu-Twitter, there are posts about going back to school. I know—I’ve written my fair share of them. Last year, I wrote about using centers for the first day of school and this year I wrote about relationships mattering more than content. But as you read about great ideas for the first day of school and building … Continue reading How will you tell your students about YOU?
It’s December and already the chill in the air makes us yearn for books, fires, and cozy spaces to sleep!* The alarm of a teacher who is feeling this tired when it is only December is real. The exhaustion of our profession, as well as keeping up with our own lives, and the news, has taken a toll on many of us. Nevertheless, we know … Continue reading How to Refresh & Incorporate Pluralism/Social Justice in 5 Easy Steps
Calling all teachers—this is the moment you’ve been waiting for! We’re looking for 25 K-12 educators currently teaching in the U.S. or Canada, to join us in 2015 for an all-expense-paid, adventure of a lifetime. This field-based PD experience could take you to the Arctic, Greenland, the Galapagos, Holland & Belgium, or even Antarctica! Applications are open until January 4. Click here to learn more and apply today! … Continue reading Teachers: Once in a Lifetime Professional Development Opportunity Now Open!
Juicy Geography is a U.K. geography teacher’s site dedicated to sharing teaching ideas and resources. Check out his Teaching and Learning section for lesson ideas, examples of his students’ work, and a fun collection of quick games that test knowledge of subjects from rivers to earthquakes. Continue reading Juicy Geography for Teachers