Monthly Archives: December 2011

A New [Year's] Challenge: start with small strategic steps

I’ve come to describe my classroom as an inquiry-driven, project-based, tech-embedded environment. But that’s not where I started.  For most of my teaching career, I’ve been a pretty traditional teacher; even now I slip back into that mode sometimes. However, as I went through … Continue reading

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Life in an Inquiry Driven, Technology Embedded, Connected Classroom: English

I  teach in an inquiry, project-based, technology embedded classroom. A mouthful, I know. So what does that mean? To begin with, I don’t lecture. My students don’t take notes, at least not in the traditional sense, and we don’t read … Continue reading

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