Posts tagged with: classroom

Review: We Were Liars

I listened to this book with my creative writing class on the advice of another teacher. My class is made up of 22 students of 10th, 11th, and 12th grade. There is about the same number of boys and girls in the class. With a few exceptions, they really enjoyed... Read More

Escape the Classroom

And why not? Most of the students are already thinking they wish they could leave. When this semester started, I decided to play a game with my new students. It was a Friday. They had just finished finals. I was positive they didn’t want to listen to ramble about the... Read More

Lessons Learned #1

Having Chromebooks in the classroom is a double edged sword. Our school has a 1:1 initiative. Every student has a Chromebook that they are supposed to bring to class every day. We make heavy use Google classroom and online resources. It is fantastic. However, I recently discovered that my kids... Read More