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

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

My Black Friday Tech Wish List

I know, you are probably reading the headline and saying: “Don’t you mean Christmas Wish List”? Kind of, but for the last few years, I have always seen great sales … Continue reading My Black Friday Tech Wish List

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

My Trip to Edcamp Chicago

This past Saturday, I attended EdCamp Chicago in Elmhurst at Churchville Middle School. A school I once played at during my Middle School Basketball days about 24 years ago (I’m … Continue reading My Trip to Edcamp Chicago

Coming to an Art Room Near you!

    Happy Monday Everyone! I am pleased to announce that this past Saturday afternoon, while on a quest to find some Star Wars The Force Awakens action figures at … Continue reading Coming to an Art Room Near you!

Innovative Tools in the Classroom

As we wrap up, I is for Innovation, I thought I would leave things with some innovative tools you can get for your classroom and some ways you can use … Continue reading Innovative Tools in the Classroom