Monthly Archives: November 2011

When student mental illness gets in the way of learning

Today my thoughts were on past and present students for whom mental illness has made academic learning, and life in general, a major challenge. Today I don’t have many answers, but I do have questions for teachers and school leaders … Continue reading

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A first attempt with backchanneling in the science classroom

I have been trying out new tech related ideas in my science lessons this year. Monday I built a backchanneling session into an evolution unit for my 9th/10th grade science class. Over the last week we have been looking at … Continue reading

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Are We Too Late? Teaching with Development on the Brain

It has been a while since I last posted. One reason is that I tend to be, unfortunately (to some parts of my life), a perfectionist. I started writing two different posts recently which I just couldn’t finish, and I … Continue reading

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