• by Bill Soistmann
    Programmer, educator, troublemaker. I love baseball.

Nick Foles Just Gave Teachers A Gift Of A Great SEL Lesson | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Check out this quote from Eagles quarterback Nick Foles: “I think the big thing is don’t be afraid to fail,” Foles said. “In our society today, with Instagram and Twitter, it’s a highlight. It’s al… Source: Nick Foles Just Gave Teachers A Gift Of A Great SEL Lesson | Larry...

Pop-Up MOOC – Engagement in a Time of Polarization – ProfHacker – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Source: Pop-Up MOOC – Engagement in a Time of Polarization – ProfHacker – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom with History Teacher Josh Eby

History teacher, Josh Eby, shares his best projects and activities for inquiry-based learning in the history classroom. Role plays and more history ideas. Source: Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom with History Teacher Josh Eby

Cool Classrooms: Sherah Cash | Scholastic

Fifth-grade teacher Sherah Cash’s “out-of-the-box” Georgia classroom is filled with tire seats, treasure…and time travel! Source: Cool Classrooms: Sherah Cash | Scholastic

12 Fun Summer Ideas for Your Students | Organized Classroom

You have no idea what to tell students to do over summer break that isn’t just about reading more.  Here are 12 ideas that just might mask learning as fun. Source: 12 Fun Summer Ideas for Your Students | Organized Classroom

Fun Activities To End The School Year

The final semester is winding down and students are likely ready to mentally check out until the next school year. We all know that is not an option and that learning must continue until the afternoon bell rings on the last day of school. Source: Fun Activities To End The School Year

Five Ways Humor Boosts Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving in the Classroom

When we think about creativity and innovation, the words “humor” and “goofiness” don’t typically come to mind. Source: Five Ways Humor Boosts Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving in the Classroom

Clare Nukui to discuss student engagement at the InForm Conference – University of Reading

Staff news: Clare Nukui to discuss student engagement at the InForm Conference Source: Clare Nukui to discuss student engagement at the InForm Conference – University of Reading