Teacher Talk

  • The Fate of Handwriting: Dead or Alive?

    by - Jun 25, 2015
    I recently read a post by an educator on the death of handwriting, which was quite depressing. It had me wondering about the fate of handwriting. Right afterward I received a...
  • Leaders and Children: Pretend TED Talks

    by - Apr 24, 2015
    There are times I pretend TED talks. I know that sounds silly, but it’s true. I don’t think I’m alone. I’m sure others do it, or have considered it. I think...
  • Leaders Empower Educators

    by - Feb 27, 2015
    Are school leaders doing enough to empower educators, and are educators doing enough to empower themselves? Many educators, who would like to do more, don’t, because they get in positions where...
  • Heather Lamoureux Lucky Teacher Traveler

    by - Oct 24, 2014
    Heather Lamoureux considers herself lucky to be back home teaching at Collins Elementary School, in Roscommon County, and the Houghton Lake Community School District, where she grew up and attended school...
  • Six Ways to Save Time with Technology

    by - Oct 13, 2014
    Six ways to save time with technology… Give students a technology toolkit: In the age of the iStudent, all educators are technology teachers. It’s our responsibility, no matter what grade or...
  • Andrey Sidenko: Russian Teacher of the Year 2013

    by - Sep 9, 2014
    ICT teacher Andrey Sidenko received the prestigious national ‘Teacher of the Year’ Award in Russia in 2013. He works at school N29 in Mytischi, a town in the Moscow region and...
  • Tony Cann’s Legacy: The Cann Awards

    by - Sep 4, 2014
    Tony Cann’s education legacy goes well beyond being the founder of Promethean. Cann has made teaching better for educators and helped students become active learners in classrooms around the globe. He...
  • EdTech: Beyond Hands Held High

    by - Aug 22, 2014
    EdTech can help us get beyond just hands held high. Having said that, I find it very interesting that the responses I still get for the reasons assessment technology isn’t used...
  • No Reason for No Technology!

    by - Aug 21, 2014
    Today, a school without appropriate technology in the hands of students and teachers, as well as the right types of small and large group learning digital resources, continues to put students...
  • Incorporate Back to School with New Learning

    by - Aug 13, 2014
    There is no rule that says you can’t incorporate back to school with new learning and new curriculum—right from the start. I’m reminded that back-to-school timing is different wherever you are...