Having Productive Reflection

The Polar Vortex came down from the north and did something to many towns and many schools. It cancelled school. Yes, many of us found ourselves at home with our families as we waited for the call clear from our school district to return to our regularly scheduled classroom. While these many cold days were filled with trying STEAM challenges, writing, and dissertation work, something amazing happened from a voice from my past, one of my former podcast members.

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Book review of Educated by Design, Make Learning Magical and Be Real

On this episode of Dice UP the Classroom, I review Educated by Design by Michael Cohen, Make Learning Magical by Tisha Richmond and Be Real by Tara Martin. All from the Dave Burgess Consulting Inc Publishing. Please check out the main DBC Inc Webpage at: https://daveburgess.com/ You can find Michael on Twitter and Instagram: @thetechrabbi Tisha: @tishrich and Tara: @TaraMartinEDU Carrie B: @HeckAwesome Continue reading Book review of Educated by Design, Make Learning Magical and Be Real

Making Reviewing Magical with Pear Deck

This past weekend, I received my copy of Make Learning Magical by Tisha Richmond. I pretty much dove into this book late Saturday Night and read it along with my morning Coffee on Sunday after my bike ride. Just wow! As you know, I did my Five for Five Challenge last week using tips from Tisha and book end each day with books from DBC Inc Publishing. I have started using Pear Deck this semester after my district purchased the site license for all teachers. I have been using Pear Deck in two of my main classes and stated branching off into my other two. I decided I was going to introduce Pear Deck as one of our new Reviewing for our Unit Test and boy was it a success. Here is how: Continue reading “Making Reviewing Magical with Pear Deck”