Tech Trek and the Art of Gamifying Professional Development
July 12, 2017
It all started when Instructional Technology Coach, Kelly Baker's Southern California school district passed a facilities bond that allocated $18 million for 1:1 devices in 4th–12th grade and device carts for K-3.
Elementary school should be a place where our students are engaged and excited to learn. And while personalized learning is not the vision, it is a methodology to achieve the vision. I want to show you how.
Time for Change: Why and How We Implemented Standards-Based Grading
June 12, 2017
Traditional grading scales based on points and percentages are cheating our students out of having a meaningful learning experiences. It's time we adopted a more standards-based grading focus. Here's how ...
5 Important Considerations for Anyone Teaching Abroad
June 05, 2017
After more than 30 years of teaching experience—and after teaching students in one of the most violent cities in Latin America—I have learned many concepts that are key to teaching abroad successfully. Here are five of the most important.