Category Archives: Participation

Cyber Bullying Workshops in Northern California

I just published an article on SF Examiner titled “Can Teaching Online Communication Skills 
Effectively Combat Cyberbullying?” I listed some Northern California workshops where educators can learn more about how to identify and combat cyberbullying.  See below. Northern California Events for … Continue reading

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Blended Learning Model: Gives Students Time to Think

In her article, “Effective Classroom Discussions,” Selma Wassermann identifies a key conflict in the classroom: the race against the clock to cover curriculum versus to desire to give students a voice in class discussions. She accurately depicts the frustration, impatience and fear that many teachers face when attempting to incorporate dynamic discussions into their classrooms. Continue reading

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Students: The Barometer for Success

As I finish my I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings unit, I am reminded of why I teach this beautiful autobiography despite the controversy that always surrounds this title. A small group of parents always object because of the … Continue reading

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