Category Archives : Activities


Putting the ‘Ed’ Back Into “EdTech”

The 2013 Galileo Learning Summit hosted at Fraser High School had over 450 educators in attendance. The day was kicked off with a keynote by Will Richardson┬áthat got everyone thinking about what our classrooms look like compared to what they could look like. He promoted connected learning and creativity over rote knowledge and content. In […]


Whiteboard Training Camp 8

Whiteboarding is one of the most fundamental learning tools of my classroom. Students use 2′ x 3′ whiteboards to construct lab write-ups, share experimental data, solve practice problems, compare and contrast ideas, and make their thinking visible to others. The basic notion behind using whiteboards is not much different than using flipchart paper, or butcher […]


Fortune Cookies for Teachers: 25 Ideas Every Teacher Should Keep in Mind

As another new school year gets under way, I have had some pre-service teacher friends, and fresh new teachers, who have asked me for advice as they start their first teaching position. I was able to sum up all the great advice that I have been given over the years from countless teacher colleagues, mentors, […]