Teaching

ESSA…Oklahoma’s Successful Story

I had the opportunity to participate in an educational webinar last evening.  This presentation was created by the National Education Association and various Oklahoma education organizations. Representatives from the local education association, ASCD, the Oklahoma Department of Education, a local school board, and school administration discussed how school districts in Oklahoma were developing a culture… Continue reading ESSA…Oklahoma’s Successful Story

Teaching

Starbucks Classrooms…Interesting Concept

Recently NEA, National Education Association, included an article entitled Farewell Desks, Here Come the Starbucks Classrooms on their website.  As I read the article, I thought about the various seating arrangements I had used in elementary classrooms during my teaching years. I was always the teacher who disliked desks in rows.  I felt it set a tone… Continue reading Starbucks Classrooms…Interesting Concept