B is for Brainy, Bold & Beautiful

The second in a series discussing the Class of 2030. When I was young I loved watching the TV show The Bionic Woman. I particularly loved how Lindsay Wagner was portrayed. She was smart, she helped people, she was pretty, and she didn't wear clothes my mother would ground me for life for wearing! This…

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Mayhem and Metacognition

Forget March Madness, its end of semester mayhem! The time of year when I question my assessment methods, mostly because I am swamped with final essays, culminating projects, and exams to mark, in addition to writing report card comments and tabulating final marks -- all in a very short timeline. Invariably I ask myself, "is…

Innovative Messages

What messages are you sending? Let's consider the messages we send when we innovate in the classroom. We show our students that learning is ongoing, a process and something to embrace - always. Innovation enhances everything we do. It makes life interesting. It creates passion. It's contagious. But most importantly it says we think enough…

The Seven ‘One’ders of OneNote

I'm sure you've heard of the Seven Wonders of the World... Wonders of the Ancient World: Colossus of Rhodes Great Pyramid of Giza Hanging Gardens of Babylon Lighthouse of Alexandria Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Statue of Zeus at Olympia Temple of Artemis at Ephesus NEW Wonders: Great Wall of China Petra Christ the Redeemer Machu Picchu…