Category Archives: My Head


Test Stress #Slice2013

Why do we do this to our kids? I am doing test prep exercises to help my students gain confidence and lessen their levels of test anxiety. I [...]

Success takes effort #Slice2013

Many believe that success seems like a it takes place after traveling a clear cut path from beginning efforts to the end goal. Some success [...]

Writing Prompts

Below are some of the many sites that I have seen this year that have quick and easy ways to provide your students with writing prompts. &nb [...]

School, I <3 you, but ... #Slice2013

Today’s slice inspiration comes from Figment.com.  This site has daily writing prompts that you can use in class. One of the lates [...]

Creating audio responses #Slice2013

This is slice 3 of 31 and once again an ode to Matt. Last week’s assignment was to create a podcast that gave insight into your life. [...]

Introducing…. Me #Slice2013

As though my plate isn’t full enough already, I am working with Matthew Williams in an online class, Teaching with Digital Media Onlin [...]

Jumping in head first, 1 of 31 #slice2013

I have decided to join the Slice of Life Story Challenge sponsored by The Two Writing Teachers. The goal is to write everyday this month. I [...]

Our Students Consume Information more than snacks

Our kids are not just consuming chips and cookies. Technology has allowed them to be consumers of information.  They use laptops, tablets/p [...]

My 2012 LACUE

I have three sessions to present at LACUE this year!!! Session Title: “EdCamps – the new way to do Professional Development” CONGR [...]

#Tips4Students for #npredchat

For those of you who don’t know, National Public Radio (NPR), is gathering information to be used for a LIVE radio broadcast to be air [...]

#NPRedchat is looking for feedback

I had the opportunity to exchange thoughts with @DrStephenJones about the plight of students in our schools today.  We were both upset by t [...]
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