Ditch That Textbook on hiatus until August

Congratulations on arriving at the end of another school year! Getting to June may signal a busy time of your life if you’re like me. For me, it means teaching swimming lessons, coaching a summer swim team, coaching coach-pitch baseball, presenting at conferences and tackling projects I couldn’t do during the school year. As I’m […]

BYOT: Bring Your Own Technology

I teach in a small, rural Midwestern school district where poverty is an issue. Thankfully, we have a technology staff that has been very active in procuring grants for technology, and we are ahead of many school districts like us. However, plenty of poverty-stricken school districts don’t jump into the new world of educational technology […]