A Closer Look at Open Educational Resources

Listen to my interview with Karen Vaites (transcript): For as long as the internet has been around, teachers have been able to find free resources online. But while it’s great to not have to pay for things, free instructional materials don’t exactly come without problems. One major concern is quality. When a resource is free,… Continue reading A Closer Look at Open Educational Resources

Four Research-Based Strategies Every Teacher Should be Using

Listen to my interview with Pooja Agarwal and Patrice Bain (transcript): Sponsored by Pear Deck and Kiddom This post contains Amazon Affiliate links.   If you’ve opened this post hoping to read something brand-new, you might be disappointed. There will be no fancy bells or whistles here. That’s because a lot of the strategies we’re… Continue reading Four Research-Based Strategies Every Teacher Should be Using

Khan Academy is Bringing Mastery Learning to the Masses

Listen to my interview with Sal Khan (transcript): Sponsored by Pear Deck and NewseumED, originally posted by Cult of Pedagogy. Khan Academy We live in a time when a person can learn just about anything online. And when it comes to creating free instructional videos, Khan Academy has been leading the pack for the last… Continue reading Khan Academy is Bringing Mastery Learning to the Masses

Time to Take a Look at Your Dress Code

Is it time to take a look at your dress code? A serious look?  
A couple months ago, I saw two different news stories that broke my heart. Both were about dreadlocks.

12 Ways Teachers Can Build their Own Resilience

Listen to my interview with Elena Aguilar (transcript): Sponsored by mysimpleshow and Screencast-O-Matic This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. When you make a purchase through these links, Cult of Pedagogy gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you.   When talking about a profession that loses 50 percent of its workforce in… Continue reading 12 Ways Teachers Can Build their Own Resilience