(Originally written and posted for www.cubedliving.com; April 9, 2018) By: Emma K. Marvel During my time as an educator in Texas, I came across all sorts of acronyms, approaches, and systems that are touted to be phenomenal for producing "student engagement." For Example: Kahoot, Plickers, Screen-castify, TRTW, TPRS, Gamification, Total Immersion, Realia, Project-based Learning, Comprehensible Input … Continue reading Combating the ‘Fizzle Out’ of Team Members
**Warning: This post is female specific--and not suitable for anyone who has not experienced the joy of puberty... ___________________________________ Today. Today was a Doozie. AND not the cookie type... There’s nothing else to call it. It was quite possibly the worst day I’ve lived through in the last 2 years. I am SO glad it … Continue reading TODAY, WAS A DOOZIE: 2/27/17
Originally written: 2/11/17 First off---watch/listen to this awesome inspiration!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVkcfI6E6Vw Exactly one week ago, I decided to ask the teacher in the classroom next to mine if she would go to a Premier Jewelry spring fashion show with me in Houston. I met her my first year teaching, but then she left, and now … Continue reading Divine Appointments: Are we Ready for Them?