Students Podcasting about Local Mysteries

Lately I’ve been experimenting with a particular writing class. One of the motivations for being so experimental is the ritual compliance of students in this class. While I understand they are seniors and excited about graduating and moving on to the next phase of life, they are also still high school students who need instruction

School Spirit Day

It’s homecoming week at my high school, and that means that every day is a school spirit day. Students and teachers are encouraged to take part in silly attire that reflect a specific day. Yesterday, for instance, was “Mathletes vs. Athletes.” The nerds were everywhere and they were adorable. Today was “Twinkie Day.” In an effort to show our school

Components of lesson planning

“The goal of the lesson plan is the action intended for the students.  The objective of the lesson plan is the way the teacher will measure the progress of the students.” There are certain components of lesson planning that help to clarify the plan for the teacher while helping to keep the focus of the

5 Ways to Stay Productive During Summer Break

Don’t you love that term?  Summer break?  Yes, it can be a time to relax with friends and family, but if you’re anything like me, that lasts for a good week before you’re all driving one another crazy.   If you’re not careful, your summer break can easily turn into Netflix binging and overeating lime popsicles.

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Letting Go

Sunday, 19 April 2015 by

When I picture where we are going in education, I don’t see a long road or a map with an X that marks the spot. I actually picture teachers and administrators with their arms piled high with everything they carry with them every day into the classroom–not the coffee mugs and canvas tote bags filled

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Tuesday, 14 April 2015 by

It might have taken us a minute, but My Lesson Planner has finally caught up with the “cool kids” and joined the Facebook community! Click here to like our page and keep up with all the new developments at MLP. Be sure to tell your Facebook friends. We might just make it worth your while