[#leadershipday13] What if?

It’s Leadership Day at Dangerously Irrelevant! To celebrate the author has given a throw down: On Thursday, August 15, 2013, blog about whatever you like related to effective school technology leadership: successes, challenges, reflections, needs, wants, resources, ideas, etc. Write a letter to the administrators in your area. Post a top ten list. Make a podcast or…

[Teaching Ideas] Vocabulary Development–Greek Roots

A coworker posed a question to me on Friday and I stewed on it all weekend. How would I teach Greek and Latin roots to middle grade students? This sent my mind to spinning. I’ve never been a strong proponent of weekly spelling or vocabulary lists and quizzes. I found that my strong students memorized…

[Photo A Day] August Break and Symmetry

A colleague of mine began the August Break 2013 on her blog. I like the idea of making a commitment to posting a photo a day and using that opportunity to reinvigorate your blogging. I am already taking part in a photo-a-day activity with the San Diego Area Writing Project on their blog (which I, ahem,…