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Teaching In A Mask: Preparing for Fall 2020

I've been thinking about wearing a mask lately. With that, I've been thinking about back to school. It's that time of year for teachers when we're all thinking even more about the upcoming school year. Rereading our curriculum, getting our classrooms ready...it's very exciting. But this year, things are different. School districts have begun to [...]

2020: An Educator’s Summer of Waiting on COVID-19

When the 2020 Summer Olympics were postponed, I knew there would be a new event that would test the mettle of educators, students, parents, and other stakeholders in education. It's trivia-based, and it has only one question. It's called "What the hell happens in the fall?" COLLEGE What happens in college is as varied as [...]

Let the Pandemic be the Mother of Innovation in Schools

The school year is winding down and the states are opening up. Some people are wondering how this summer is going to shape up. Will we be traveling? Having backyard barbecues? Going to the beach? Will we see a resurgence of COVID 19? Educators (and parents), however, are looking toward the fall. Will schools reopen? [...]

Assessing with Multiple Choices Instead of Multiple Choice: A Way to Transform Education

By Terri Eichholz  In the maker space where I previously worked, we required students to get 100% on tool safety tests before they were allowed to use the tools. My colleague had created the tests before I arrived on the scene, but when we received a new CNC machine I volunteered. I put links in [...]

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