The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all


November 2011

My part in a “flipped” classroom experiment

As I work on cultivating professional relationships on Twitter, one thing is apparent, there are some awesome teachers doing incredible things out there.   Case in point: last Friday, I took part in a "flipped" classroom activity with Jeff Bradbury... Continue Reading →

What brings us here everyday

We work with the Daily 5 in our school, and I have jumped into things as best I can without training. I use my #D5chat hash tag on Twitter, do my research, but never quite feel like I'm doing things... Continue Reading →

You don’t know what you don’t know

This phrase was just driven into the ground by at old high school coach of mine, someone who really worked hard to not only teach us football, but life lessons too.   This is the phrase that popped into my... Continue Reading →

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