Friday Resource Review – Trello

Trello is a free whiteboardlike service that I’ve been using for a few months now. I use it to share resources with other teachers, co-ordinate the topics and questions for #saskedchat and outline my presentations. It has helped me with creating a workflow for each of these plus organize ideas for papers and classroom presentations. […]

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Too Busy To Be Busy

Photo Credit: Raul P via Compfight cc   Like so many of us, I often had times as a teacher/administrator/parent when I was overwhelmed with being busy. I often let the events and schedule run me instead of taking ownership and working to focus on being productive. Often, we focus on being busy, doing things […]

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Productive Group Work

Productive Group Work by Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher and Sandi Everlove In Productive Group Work, the authors discuss the importance of effectively working in groups. As most people have discovered, not everyone knows how to work in a group. In fact, many people have difficulty working collaboratively to accomplish a task. This isn’t to say […]

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