#WhyITeach

For this week’s blog, head over to the WVCTE website to read about why I  and other educators choose to teach! Comment on the WVCTE blog, this one, or tag me on Twitter @teachtwdchange and share your #WhyITeach with us! <3

Using Google Classroom

If you are looking for a free, easy, user-friendly learning management system for your classroom, look no further than Google Classroom. As Google explains it, “Classroom is a free web service for schools, non-profits, and anyone with a personal Google Account. Classroom makes it easy for learners and instructors to connect—inside and outside of schools.” Classroom …

Exciting News!!!

Attending the #WVCTE conference back in April, I was incredibly fortunate enough to connect with some wonderfully supportive and inspiring educators. These are folks that are dedicated to lifting up fellow teachers and making real change in the mountain state. I am honored and thrilled to say that they have invited me to join their …

Wrapping Up Research and Summer

As I mentioned in my last post (ages ago), I’ve kept myself crazy busy this summer, BUT it’s all paying off. I’m wrapping up my Action Research   course/project, which I’ll talk about more below, and I’m in the thick of semester planning. In addition to all that, I’m working on getting a short story …

A Busy Summer

I know the past couple of months work on my website has been fairly scarce, but I assure you there has been plenty going on behind the scenes. I am working toward the end of a second Master’s, this one in Educational and Instructional Leadership, and I’ve loaded myself down with three courses (and will …

Student Accountability: How Do You Do It?!

Alright, folks, let’s roll up our sleeves and put our heads together for a bit, because I need some collective brainstorming. The topic of the day: missing work. I’ll be engaging in some action research over the next several months about student accountability systems. This is a prevalent issue in our high school, and it’s …