- The Cornerstone For TeachersCreator and Editor, present
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- Western Maryland CollegeM.A. Curriculum and Instruction
- Hood CollegeB.S. Early Childhood Education, Art
Teacher Tom: If You Really Want A Smart And Happy Kid
Reflections on teaching and learning from preschoolers
Social Media News and Web Tips – Mashable – The Social Media Guide
Social Media news blog covering cool new websites and social networks: Facebook, Google, Twitter, MySpace and YouTube. The latest web techno
Artificial benchmarks and forcing kids to “catch up” | The Cornerstone
The fabulous Charity Preston shared this question recently on her Facebook page: The responses from teachers were fantastic (click the scree
Should schools buy technology teachers don’t want? | The Cornerstone
Over the years, I've talked to a lot of teachers in a lot of different schools. The schools include public and private, urban and suburban,
Helping kids see failure as part of the learning journey (give-away) | T...
Teaching kids how to cope with mistakes and failure is one of the toughest (and most important) aspects of our jobs as educators. Most of ou
Nurture your kids’ passions, even if they’re making Pokemon game walkthr...
I had a conversation with an Iowa parent the other day. In middle school her son started making voice-narrated Pokemon game walkthrough vide
Who really benefits from putting high-tech gadgets in classrooms?
Something sounded familiar last week when I heard U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski make a huge pit
Giveaway: 5 copies of The Cornerstone! | The Cornerstone
I've got lots of amazing book give-aways scheduled for the coming months, but since everyone's thinking about classroom management right now
A trip to VocabularySpellingCity | The Cornerstone
I hear a lot of buzz in schools, conferences, and the blogosphere about the latest and greatest educational websites. But it's very rare tha
Feedback Comments for Student Writing - Angela Watson
Does it seem like you give students the same generic compliments on their writing over and over? Do you struggle to find kind, supportive wa
Do High-tech Gadgets Improve Learning - What a Dumb Question
I love Time For Kids; this magazine invokes deep discussion in my classroom, it lets the kid explore career opportunities and it delivers ne
18 Videos Suggested for Back to School Faculty Meetings and other educat...
This post could be almost infinite: there is most certainly an extraordinary array of options for videos which expand educators’ understandi