Are Parents College and Career Parenthood-Ready?

Are Parents College and Career Parenthood-Ready?

My husband and I share an observation made in recent years:  Some people will research a refrigerator purchase more than they will research their kids’ college choices. Anyone who has gone through the experience of parenting seniors in high school will recall it is a...
The future of #edtech is now

The future of #edtech is now

My professional life revolves around education and I am constantly thinking how to better integrate technology to leverage great thinking. It’s both exciting and challenging to keep up with the newest tools and updates but easy to get carried away with the...
Tracking Resources for Common Core Math Standards

Tracking Resources for Common Core Math Standards

The Mathematics Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were finalized and published two years ago with all but four states adhering to their concepts and processes. There are two national assessment consortia charged with the development of the CCSS assessment system...
Reflections

Reflections

I’ve developed and written many videos over the course of my career. Some have been intended for national broadcast, others for smaller audiences, all generally aimed at teaching, informing or motivating viewers often within the broad category of education....
The Best-laid Plans of Mice and Men Often Go Awry

The Best-laid Plans of Mice and Men Often Go Awry

How do we make right a lesson that has gone wrong? This is the question teacher Sarah Brown Wessling addresses in her video When a Lesson Goes Wrong. As you view the video, keep these questions in mind: 1. How does Ms. Wessling know that her lesson isn’t...