Two Steps Forward

A meeting with our technology department on Friday moved us a little closer to our goal in our district’s one-to-one laptop initiative.  Problems have been varied and inconsistent, which make them hard to troubleshoot, but after nearly a month, many of the basic problems have been resolved and progress is being made on others. It’s […]

How Big is Your Paycheck?

A key component of working with students for whom academic success is merely hypothetical is to encourage and support their identification of personal goals.  An activity I use with my classes to address this is called “How Big is Your Paycheck?”  Students are asked to identify career goals and then calculate how much education they’ll […]