Instructifeature: Getting grading done

February 3, 2009

Grading can be the bane of any teacher’s existence, especially when it’s not just a matter of comparing a bubble sheet to an answer key. A teacher can spend more mental energy grading a paper or a proof or a … Continued

Instructifeature: Now museum, now you don't

January 20, 2009

It seems that nothing in the education field is safe from the permeating presence of The Test. We spend hours analyzing data from The Test; We teach lessons to prepare for The Test; We review for The Test; We get … Continued

100 Reasons Teaching Matters

November 7, 2008

No, as much as I would like it to be, this isn’t a post of 100 different students who will make you want to stand up and be proud to teach. This is, however, a compilation of reasons you should … Continued

5 (More) Good Reasons to Start Blogging

August 29, 2008

A few months ago, I posted about reasons you should be blogging, but now, I want to extend that idea and give you some more reasons why. As if the first post wasn’t convincing enough. Not Enough of You Are … Continued

Blog at Conferences Like a Pro

June 11, 2008

You’ve finally gotten a laptop to work with, and maybe you’ve started to use it in the classroom. Now you’re going to conferences, and you’ve heard about people “blogging” and using laptops at conferencing, but you’re wondering how to do … Continued

A Few Good Reasons You Should Start Blogging

April 10, 2008

If you are already a blogger, and you get a kick out of sharing your musings and findings on the web, then you’re already doing a great job. If you don’t blog, then here are a few reasons why you … Continued