Group Work: How, and More Importantly, Why?

Yes, group work is here to stay. I know, students dread it, and I suspect that most teachers do too. Having worked with seventh graders for many years, I can solemnly say that for each group assignment, there will be a group problem. Happily, I just finished some research about teamwork and it turns out that conflict is […]

Going for Moonshot Thinking CSLA 2015

Fellow Google Certified Teacher Jane Lofton and I gave a presentation at California School Library Association’s Annual Conference. Our main goal was to promote the Google Teacher Academy to teacher librarians. We also explained what’s involved and shared our Google Certified Teacher Action Plans. My action plan is about digital writing, of course. Here’s the link to […]