Are you a visual learner? Pinterest can help.

A picture is worth a thousand words.  Many of us (and our students) are visual learners.  What better way to ask students to show what they are learning or creating, than with pictures?  Pinterest can be a great tool, not just for lesson planning or classroom decor ideas (or great recipes to try on the … Continue reading Are you a visual learner? Pinterest can help.

Let Students Work Together on Tests? Here’s Why you Should.

I’ve recently been reading the book Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica.  While I don’t typically enjoy reading books about education and its foibles and failures, and what each person decides should be done about it, this book has got me thinking about how we approach … Continue reading Let Students Work Together on Tests? Here’s Why you Should.