Posts by Susan Davis
Too often school initiatives, whether they promote technology or grammar or social-emotional wellness, are offered up in a void. They have no real context in which to unfold. Mentorship offers an alternative.
Although we often think young people are wasting time on the web, I’ve known many students who also scour it for tools that can help them study and learn. Here are two such students reviewing education apps they use and find helpful.
As you begin a new school year, what is the message you really want to send? Let these first lessons and encounters be the beginning of the change you want to see in the classroom and in your profession.
It’s time that we let go and gave back our students’ agency to learn. It’s time that we gave up the controls, so that our students can learn how to drive their own learning lives, time that we took control of our own learning to help our kids.
At the end of nearly every school year, a few parents will ask me for recommendations for websites or apps to help their children review grammar over the summer. So with the help of my colleague, Sarah Cauthen, I created a grammar review playlist with my students in mind.
Educators must take a hard look at the future bearing down upon us and begin educating our students to become the innovators and creative thinkers the world will require them to be.