Daily Archives: January 3, 2013

iPads Here We Come!

Since last spring our district, Unionville-Chadds Ford, has been exploring BYOD vs. iPads in the classroom. We have debated different tablets, netbooks, and laptops, but have finally settled on using iPads in the middle school. This was a long debate and discussion with over 25 people involved. Recently our administrative team from district office and building visited

S.O.S: Get VENN-y With It!

Welcome to week 13 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Get VENN-y With It PDF Version Background According to Marzano, one high yield instructional strategy is helping students identify similarities and differences. In Harvey Silver’s book Compare and

Things I Think You Should Read

If you’ve followed this series of posts, you know that I usually include anywhere from four to six articles and blog posts that I find compelling.  For this issues, I’m simply sharing one post.  However, this one post contains the ten most-tweeted education posts from SmartBlogs.com.  The topics range from Twitter to Homework to The

Who’s the Boss

From a Diigo list I came across an article with Tony Danza about his year teaching English at Northeast High in Philadelphia.  The title of his book drew me in, I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had.  I have to admit I didn’t watch his show, Teach, or even know it aired.