This ain’t your mama’s lit circle…

Several years ago, I started using wikis as a means of allowing kids to create and then comment on one another’s work. I got fairly comfortable with the tool and started thinking about ways to make it even more effective. Each spring, I asked my eighth graders to participate in a literature circle – theContinue reading “This ain’t your mama’s lit circle…”

Math Never Changes – Why Should I?

I have been working with several Algebra 1 teachers on flipping their classrooms. One of their non-flipped colleagues walked into the office and said, “I don’t know why you guys spend so much time on this stuff. I will never change what I do because math never changes.” We all chuckled politely as the manContinue reading “Math Never Changes – Why Should I?”