You may recall that last week was pretty lousy around here. Needing to end the week on an up-note, I added a last-minute modification to my Friday lesson plan, a move guided purely by self-interest. As it turned out, the plan worked – my funk is officially over. Continue reading

Before students arrive on Tuesday (our first day), I want them to already be excited about my class and ready to rip into the content. One easy way to help set the right tone is to send an introductory email. Luckily, my school district’s tech gurus established Gmail accounts that students use from grades 6 […]