The Grind

The start of the school year comes with such a rush of energy that is a floodgate opened after a heavy rain. Ideas that have been percolating for the entire summer are finally able to be put into practice. Student organization charts, seating plans, introductory lessons, engaging flipped or blended learning. The first few weeks … Continue reading The Grind


Learning Centers for Middle & High School? YES!

Why do elementary kids get to have all the fun?  Why do they get to color and play and move around during class?  Why can't older students have some fun too?  Well, they can. I began using learning centers in my high school geography classes many years ago and I will never go back.  I … Continue reading Learning Centers for Middle & High School? YES!