Posts Tagged: classroom

5 Technologies to Try in Classroom

Taken from the Huffington Post Don Waisanen Become a fan 5 Technologies You Should Consider Using in the Classroom Posted: 08/12/2014 3:12 pm EDT Updated: 08/12/2014 3:59 pm EDT Print Article The news this week has been replete with stories about whether or not iPads or similar devices can contribute much to students’ learning. Whatever the answers, what is clear is that online […]

Go Ahead, Call!

A couple of days ago I posted how it really isn’t much fun to teach any longer.  Meetings, papers, tests, discipline (lack thereof), apathy, disrespect all work together to make my chosen profession challenging.  All professions are challenging I now, but teachers are charged with duties above and beyond what we contracted for, at least […]

Teaching and Discipline – Oil and Water?

I have a friend who served three tours in Vietnam.  He is an American hero and one brave man.  He was a career soldier and took pride in the Army.  He told me that in the sixties things began to change.  The army began to lower its standards and take young men who would have […]

“We all Love Teachers”

So I’m watching the debate last night and I heard Mr. Obama say, “We all love teachers” and later, “We have fixed education”.  Really?  Mr. President I would love to know where these two myths exist.  I teach in a district that barely keeps its head above the water when it comes to our state […]

Teaching with an Ipad

  I am a teacher in need of some technology and I just received a new Ipad and it is awesome!  Well I think it is awesome, I haven’t really done that much with it,except download all of my apps.  I will say it works so well, like it is supposed to.  Unlike so many […]