Category: Inspiration

4 easy plants for the classroom

Greenery is all the rage in home décor so why not bring plants into the classroom or home office? Not only are plants pleasant to look at, they can increase the air quality of...

Globle in the classroom

As I noted in a previous post, Wordle can be used as a tool in the classroom. You can even create your own Wordles or have students create them. But you don’t need to...

Have students create their own Wordle

I’m going to assume that you have a basic understanding of how Wordle works and are able to explain it to your students. If not, please read this post first. You will need a...

Wordle in the classroom

What is Wordle? Created by British software engineer Josh Wardle in October of 2021, Wordle is a web browser-based word game that has recently become a viral hit, particularly among high school students. Upon...

Guest Post: Zoom School

The New Way Kids Are Learning During the Coronavirus Pandemic BY: Eric M. Earle, founder of Tutor Portland and Tutor San Francisco, and co-founder of zoomtutor.com. The Coronavirus crisis has forced schools to shutter...

Teacher gifts during quarantine

My daughter’s kindergarten teacher has really gone above and beyond for her students this year; especially during the past six weeks of online learning. I feel compelled to do something for her. Hopefully she’s...

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Help me make the class of 2020 smile

This year’s senior classes will not get to walk across a stage, shake a principal’s hand, or get applauded by their parents, peers, and teachers. The momentous graduation ceremony will be either non-existent or...