Same Song, Second Verse
by Susan Brooks-Young
Do you remember The Prune Song? A camp classic, this silly ditty reviews the travails of life as a prune. The pleasure in singing the song comes from repeating over and over its first verse —“a little bit louder and a little bit worse!” A fun way for nine-year-olds to wile away the time perhaps, but not so amusing when adults persist in this same behavior.
Education Technology Guidance
by Michael Simkins
Yesterday, I received an email from an aspiring administrator with the subject line “Education technology guidance.” He wrote that as the “closest thing my school currently has to an Education Technologist,” he’s been tasked with writing a grant proposal for funding to help his school implement a blended learning environment.
Push to the core with “Teaching Channel.”
by Lisa Marie Gonzales
We seem to now live in a world abuzz with the “Common Core,” and the resources are plentiful. Great problem to have, right? Wrong! Too many resources and so many require time to sift through for quality, applicability to our differing student populations, and then finding them later when we realize the resource was good. It’s exhausting. That’s why, when Teaching Channel (Tch) was recommended by a colleague, I thought, “Finally!”