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From Abstract to Hands-On

As a younger, fifth grade science teacher (not too long ago), I made a lot of mistakes that I wish I could go back and redo. When speaking to a Read more…


Are We Sharing Resources Efficiently?

Teachers are working harder than ever. They’re doing more–with less–again. Many times, it feels like these circumstances are out of our control. Here’s something we can control. We can control Read more…


#GridSciNC

Teaching and learning science can be challenging. Let’s help each other! In a recent district meeting for elementary science teachers, several educators were discussing platforms and methods for sharing ideas Read more…


The #ncties That Bind

It’s about celebrating moments with people. I love the conference experience, because I love people and their stories. When learners of all ages meet face-to-face to exchange ideas, learn from Read more…


Winning the #Edtech Race

My elementary learners are loving one of their most exciting STEM experiences ever, and I’m having a hard time dealing with it. It’s true. I’m pulling over for a pitstop to Read more…


North Carolina Curriculum Hashtags

Blogger’s Update: This post has been revised with The #Hashtag180 App post on November 27th, 2020, and also with the official launch of the #Hashtag180 App on March 4, 2020. Read more…


On the Grid?

This did NOT go as planned–But is it still On the Grid? I’ve read so many posts about perfectly planned, extremely well-executed learning experiences that produced expected–and occasionally beyond–results. But Read more…


#Hashtag180: Look Out for Learning!

Blogger’s Note: I created #Hashtag180 for educators to share resources, specifically, by hashtagging curriculum standards and objectives. What if educators tweeted examples of curriculum, and then hashtagged their tweets with Read more…


#Hashtag180: How To Hashtag North Carolina Science Essential Standards

Blogger’s Note: Officially beginning April, 2017, I’m excited to launch a movement that will connect educators and resources worldwide to improve student learning. #Hashtag180 is created BY educators FOR educators. Let’s Read more…