Posts by Jennifer
No More Easy Button: A Suggested Approach to Post-Pandemic Teaching
With this fresh start, let’s take the wisdom we’ve gained over the last year and use it. Let’s not go back to the way things used to be.
Revolution School: When “Reimagining School” Actually Happens
Instead of trying to create their dream school within the system, this group of brave, forward-thinking educators just built it from scratch.
Build it Together: Co-Constructing Success Criteria with Students
When we include students in the process of defining quality work, they are more likely to rise to those standards.
The Elegance of the Gray Area
If we spend more time practicing subtlety and nuance and complication in our thinking, we’ll all be a lot better off.
It’s Time to Give Classroom Jobs Another Try
These fresh ideas for student jobs will invigorate your classroom and get you and your students excited about school again—even if you teach remotely.
6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2021
This year’s picks include an audio feedback tool, sites to combat racism and media bias, and an app that lets you Google things in mid-air.
Connecting Students in a Disconnected World
Breakout rooms, collaborative projects, games—whatever we do, it’s crucial that we do something to get our students talking to each other.
What’s Possible with Green Screens in the Classroom
This simple, affordable method offers so many possibilities for deep learning and creativity across all grade levels and subject areas, even in remote learning.