Category Archives: science

Working with ConferApp

In January of 2013, I attended my 3rd 21st Century Learning Hong Kong conference. I attended a session with Jeff Dungan (@jdungan) on the Confer App. It looked like an effective and efficient tool to use in the classroom. I … Continue reading

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The Power of Choice

I have heard many teachers say if they could go back in time and and redo their first year of teaching, they would change a number of things. I think student choice is something I would focus more on if … Continue reading

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Be careful, don’t make a mess!

Even though I am a true neat freak, I love allowing the students the freedom to get messy! Students become free from inhibitions and just enjoy the experience. Oh yea, they usually learn something too. This is easily done through … Continue reading

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