Taking the Five for Five Challenge

Hello Everyone, I hope the new school year is off to a great start. I am heading into my fourth week of the school year and I’m pretty excited for … Continue reading Taking the Five for Five Challenge

#DBC50Summer Reading

  Summer is here, like many educators, we look at the days of the 3 other Rs: Refuel, Recharge, and Read. Summer was always a time of reading for me, … Continue reading #DBC50Summer Reading

Thank you Ripple and Donors Choose for giving my Students a Voice

Last night I was having a problem falling asleep, so I was doing some work on a new lesson I want to introduce to my students after Spring Break. Just … Continue reading Thank you Ripple and Donors Choose for giving my Students a Voice

Teaching your Way

As the first semester draws closer to an end (6 weeks for me). Teachers reach that moment where they start to reflect on their classroom teaching or the 90 Day … Continue reading Teaching your Way

The Office Remodel Part 1

The other day I said I was going to start remodeling my office to be more inviting to students and staff alike. While I planned on doing this slowly over … Continue reading The Office Remodel Part 1

Top 10 Ways to Tech Like a Pirate

Starting in January, I’m kicking of “Tech Like a Pirate” where you I talk about several ways you integrate technology into your classroom while you Teach Like a Pirate. To … Continue reading Top 10 Ways to Tech Like a Pirate

Taking Apps out of the Useless Folder

Greetings everyone and Happy Hump Day. If you are look at the top image and seeing Teacher Andy up there you are probably saying: “Wait what?!” or “Why are you … Continue reading Taking Apps out of the Useless Folder

What can a Jar teach us?

What have I gone and done now? You see a picture of a large $2 jar with a set of rocks in it and a purple ribbon on top. What … Continue reading What can a Jar teach us?