All too often when I see students (both current and former) out in the real world, whether it’s at a concert, running, or even food shopping they seemed surprised to find out that I do indeed…. Have a life that exists outside of education. I love music. I love watching music at concerts. I love … Continue reading More than just a teacher
Well, it's here. Testing season. Those weeks in April and May that all teachers dread. Crazy schedules, stressed out kids, different lunch schedules, students pulled from class, lost planning time, anything and everything can happen during these weeks and usually does. While testing schedules and time frames vary from elementary to high school, the stress … Continue reading Surviving Testing Season
The Boston Marathon is kinda a big deal where I’m from. Each and every year it brings runners together from around the world to tackle the mythic climb of Heartbreak Hill, down into Kenmore Square past fans who went to the early Red Sox game, and then a final push around the corner at Hereford … Continue reading How where I live shapes how I live
Pete recounts his experience leaving the profession and explains why.
It has been so long since I’ve done a written reflection on a chat. The last time I did one was almost a year ago but I’m excited to dig into this week's edition of #worldgeochat. What's so exciting is that the topic of blended/flipped learning is currently at the forefront of pedagogy as more … Continue reading How can you use blended learning with limited technology?
Here is how #worldgeochat is finishing out the school year! April 4 Blended Learning April 11 Grading April 18 Discussion Strategies April 25 Taking Action in Geography May 2 Ditching the Textbook May 9 Connecting Students Globally May 16 Student Collaboration May 23 Using Google Earth for Student Led Classrooms May 30 Reflecting on … Continue reading Upcoming #worldgeochat topics!