Category UNCC Writing Project

Diigo versus Evernote

  OR… It is time to make a decision. Diigo or Evernote? The amount of social media tools for content creation and curation is astounding. Like many others, I find myself hopping from one tool to the next. As I read compelling articles and blogs I want a way to bookmark in the cloud my […]

Digging the Past

Thinking about blogging and what to blog… I am a rising twelfth year teacher. I have accrued several notebooks of ideas, reflections, etc. of teaching, lessons, ideas, and logistics. As I think about what I can offer other educators, first, I want to dig into my own genealogy of my identity as a teacher. I […]

The Flipped Classroom

I am on the mailing list “Teacher Vodcasting” and received the conference schedule for ISTE 2012 in San Diego this week, which got me thinking about the Flipped Classroom. That and the fact I will have eleven iPads in my room. Summer should be mental time off for teaching–but creative time to cultivate intellectual interests. […]

Improvising A Doll’s House

In the spaces of side conversations that occur at Teacher Research, ideas germinate. Ellen, a teacher at a prestigious private school in the region who also teaches International Baccalaureate (IB) shared with me a way she uses improv when teaching the classic play “A Doll’s House.” To anticipate the reaction of the protagonist’s reaction to […]