Category Archives : MichEd


An Open Letter to My Teacher Colleagues in Grosse Pointe Public Schools

You may have heard this saying before: “if you see a turtle sitting atop a fence post, you know that it didn’t get there on its own.” Well, I recently heard this statement from a teacher I really look up to, and it made me realize that I’ve been feeling a lot like a turtle […]


A #TeacherHero Who Made a Difference For Me

This week’s Teacher Leadership Challenge asks education bloggers about a #TeacherHero, and to think about teachers who make a difference in the lives of others.  My #TeacherHero Story: Andy Montague, English Teacher at Grosse Pointe North High School When I was in high school, I was enduring a really tough time with my vision, due to a condition […]


Teacher Leadership Challenge | March 10, 2014

This multipart series is intended to help teachers grow their leadership practice and ignite conversations about education online, through blogging, and in person. The goal of a teacher leader is to improve the learning of all students through their efforts, collaboration, and influence. The 2014 Teacher Leadership Challenge is a weekly installment activity that poses a prompt […]


Teacher Leadership Challenge | February 10, 2014

This multipart series is intended to help teachers grow their leadership practice and ignite conversations about education online, through blogging, and in person. The goal of a teacher leader is to improve the learning of all students through their efforts, collaboration, and influence. The 2014 Teacher Leadership Challenge is a weekly installment activity that poses a prompt […]


Teacher Leadership Challenge | February 3, 2014 2

This multipart series is intended to help teachers grow their leadership practice and ignite conversations about education online, through blogging, and in person. The goal of a teacher leader is to improve the learning of all students through their efforts, collaboration, and influence. The 2014 Teacher Leadership Challenge is a weekly installment activity that poses a prompt […]


The Impact of One to One Computing on Student Achievement in Schools 1

  Across the nation, many classrooms, schools, and districts are going 1:1. Though a 1:1 program might look different from place to place, they all have one thing in common at least: every student gets their own computing device. In some cases, students receive a laptop computer while others get tablets. Regardless of the device […]


Teacher Leadership Challenge | January 20, 2014

This multipart series is intended to help teachers grow their leadership practice and ignite conversations about education online, through blogging, and in person. The goal of a teacher leader is to improve the learning of all students through their efforts, collaboration, and influence. The 2014 Teacher Leadership Challenge is a weekly installment activity that poses a prompt […]