I Have No Words

There was a recent article posted concerning one way to save some money for our education budget.  This super cool plan even made it all the way to the Washington Post.  What is this amazing plan?  The plan that will help put a dent into our almost $1 billion deficit? …

Student Appreciation

We recently wrapped up teacher appreciation week – which is nice.  I always enjoyed the ice creams and occasional gift cards.  My …

New Stuff

It has been a long time since my last blog post.  One of the things all of those blogging/social media websites say …

Frustrated

So Frustrated

Ongoing Issues Another year, another reason not to increase funding for education in Oklahoma.  I am so frustrated.  What needs to happen …

Comfort Zone

Challenge Yourself

Coming up on tonight – 5 March – the #oklaed chat will focus on challenging yourself.  The idea here is to identify …

Maslows Pyramid

Digital Immigrants vs. Digital Natives

My #oklaed partner in crime @vperezy got my dander up the other night with the following tweet: @MrsBeck25 @TeachFromHere Sooo what is your …

Equity

Dear Mr. Calvey

I recently received a survey from my state representative seeking input on how to address issues that face the Oklahoma Legislature.  Here …

Teaching to Our Past

Teaching To Our Students Future

My Past The classroom has changed since my first year of teaching way, way back in 1997.  I had a chalkboard, some …

Comfort Zone

The Anti-Education Era

The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning by James Paul Gee was a book that I read this semester.  This …

Keep Your Coins I Want Change

Teach for America Counter Narratives

One of the books that I read this semester was Teach for America Counter Narratives: Alumni Speak up and Speak Out edited …

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