An Article On Formative Assessment I Don’t Want To Forget

15 Mar

This blog post that is an expansion on Brent Duckor’s article on Formative Assessment from ASCD’s March Issue of Education Leadership, is one I don’t want to lose!  It’s truly a must read!

Article: Moves You Need To Make

Another recent must read post on formative assessment


A New Version Of Doctopus and Google ‘Add-Ons’ for Docs

11 Mar

Oh glorious day!  Today Google announced Google Add-ons for Google Docs in Drive:

The icing on the cake was a new version of Doctopus!




Instant Beautiful Flyers

05 Mar

Just learned about this great tool called Smore:

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Music, Discipline, and the Brain

22 Jan

I recently listened to a Bedley Brothers podcast where one of the experts on classroom discipline Rick Morris discussed FreePlay Music and brain focus.  Check out the sites linked and the podcast below!



A New Story Builder Web-App From Amazon

15 Jan

This is worth checking out!


New Store On Teachers Pay Teachers

05 Jan

My wife and I have started selling digital files and hand-drawn clipart on Teachers Pay Teachers.  You can check out our store and products below:


HECC Google Tools Workshop

13 Nov

Link to all slides and resources:



IDOE Webinar – Connecting With Google Apps #CEM13

11 Nov

As a part of Connected educator month I gave a webinar for the Indiana Department of Education.  You can find the recording of the webinar HERE.


Anita Archer and Explicit Instruction

09 Nov

I recently attended the AdvancED Indiana conference and one of my favorite speakers was Anita Archer.  Here are some of my notes from her session:

Keynote: Anita Archer

Active Participation - Anita Archer
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Unleashing The Power Of Google Docs – #DigitalShift – Lebanon, IN

01 Aug