Taking Paths Less Traveled

Joyful Hiker. Mother. Teacher. Adventurer.

Overcrowded classrooms hurt everyone. In the education world the motto is, “Do what is best for students.” This is wonderful and inarguably needs to be the goal for all educators. But what does that really look like and what are the powers-that-be doing to achieve that? The basic ideas of education are high quality research …

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The concept behind anything Google, is that you are starting with a blank page, with endless possibilities. The creativity that Google Innovators are sharing with the education community is as exciting as it is inspiring. Using Google Slides to make your own story book, choose your own adventure story and integrate it all into a …

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Early Friday morning at #CUE18, I wove my way around the hallway traffic all the way to the furthest end of the conference building. I am glad I got there early because by the time @teacherskaggs started her presentation there were very few remaining seats. As an Elementary teacher, a flipped classroom sounds daunting. How …

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Walking on campus during 6th grade recess was a bit of a culture shock. The first thing I noticed was how physically giant 6th graders are in comparison to the 1st graders! Next I noticed the attitudes that went along with the difference in size. One girl, on her cell phone, nearly smashed into me …

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