Teaching Blog Posts
Thoughts, learnings, and questions for fellow educators. Topics vary through the school year and summer: health class, middle school, and education in general.
It's the Thought That Counts: Teaching Mindfulness
Practice Makes Perfect: The Power of Student Role-Play
Making the Most of Movies: Video Clips in Health Class
Great Lesson Hooks: Social Bell Ringers
Prompting Self-Reflection: Journal Activities
Building Your Classroom as a Team: Challenge-Based Activities
Connecting with Students: Three Simple Things
The Last/Next Time
Teaching blog shorts to get educators thinking. "When was the last time...?" questions to reflect on and "Take advantage of the next time..."prompts to act on. Be a lifelong learner and better the craft of being an educator.
Change of Plans: When was the last time you altered plans while teaching?
Share Your Story: When was the last time you shared a personal story while teaching?
Take a Chance: When was the last time you took a chance in teaching?
Admitting Mistakes: When was the last time you admitted to a mistake?
Giving Thanks: When was the last time you gave thanks to your students?