Scaffolding Tech

Earlier today I read Scaffolding Your Lesson Plans on Scott Meech's blog. The following began as a comment in response and turned into a full post... Last year was my first year teaching at a 1:1 laptop school. I embraced the technology with open arms and threw myself (and my students) into it. While there … Continue reading Scaffolding Tech


Talking Back to the Teacher

Although, I blog primarily about my Language Arts classes, I also teach two sections of 6th grade History (World Cultures). We're studying the Middle East right now and going through some pretty complicated material. Today students were reading a summary of the World War I peace settlement. I'd asked them to highlight the important informationĀ in … Continue reading Talking Back to the Teacher