Profile

Cover photo
V Furnas
Attended University of North Texas
Lives in Fort Worth, TX
25 followers|501,083 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube+1's

Stream

V Furnas

Shared publicly  - 
 
No Wait...
photo source I know you.   You know me, remember? That stuff you told me, I still hear it.   It has latched into my internal dialogue.  How are you walking away?  Fist bloody from clenching can't reach out to you. I see you, and I stay still. You are moving...
photo source I know you.   You know me, remember? That stuff you told me, I still hear it.   It has latched into my internal dialogue.  How are you walking away?  Fist bloody from clenching can't reach out to ...
1

V Furnas

Shared publicly  - 
 
The Problem with Inquiry in PBL
Via TeachThought Last year after a single day of training, I took the plunge and attempted the impossible, 100% PBL (Project based learning) classroom.  I spent a month of my summer planning, organizing and creating.  When the students came in we were pumpe...
Via TeachThought Last year after a single day of training, I took the plunge and attempted the impossible, 100% PBL (Project based learning) classroom.  I spent a month of my summer planning, organizing and creating.  When th...
1
Have her in circles
25 people
Charles Guo's profile photo
messabhia raouia's profile photo
‫عباس السلامي‬‎'s profile photo
Timothy Brannan's profile photo
Rodney Crawford's profile photo
Cassandra Sanford's profile photo
Rodney Crawford's profile photo
Tina Melcher's profile photo
Franchesca Warren's profile photo

V Furnas

Shared publicly  - 
 
Textbook Project a PBL Gone Right
Every now and then you get something right. When my state adopted new learning standards for Texas History, the class I had taught for over 13 years. As we all know, the money in districts goes to subjects that have end of the year test.  I knew that we wou...
Every now and then you get something right. When my state adopted new learning standards for Texas History, the class I had taught for over 13 years. As we all know, the money in districts goes to subjects that have end of th...
1
People
Have her in circles
25 people
Charles Guo's profile photo
messabhia raouia's profile photo
‫عباس السلامي‬‎'s profile photo
Timothy Brannan's profile photo
Rodney Crawford's profile photo
Cassandra Sanford's profile photo
Rodney Crawford's profile photo
Tina Melcher's profile photo
Franchesca Warren's profile photo
Work
Occupation
writer, teacher
Skills
Writer, Teacher, Education Consultant
Employment
  • writer, teacher, present
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Fort Worth, TX
Previously
Denton, TX - Argyle, TX
Story
Introduction

Hello, I am V. Furnas. (Yes, you say it just like the heater.) Writer of suspense/police/mysteries. Teacher of 7th grade. Blogger of my writing and teaching journey.

Education
  • University of North Texas
    History, 1997 - 1999
Basic Information
Gender
Female
V Furnas's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Roots of Government: Colonial US History (Manipulatives)
www.teacherspayteachers.com

Nothing more exciting than "hands on history." Put those darlings to work sorting, categorizing, finding connections and patterns between th

Colonial America: Why do people move? (PBL)
www.teacherspayteachers.com

Does Christopher Columbus deserve a national holiday? Introduce students to the mercantilism system as they put the historical figures on tr

Create an e-field trip (For any subject) (PBL)
www.teacherspayteachers.com

Free to the first 20 people! Give your students freedom to create a truly fun e-portfolio. Students will be given the standards (I've includ

Ms Furnas at Chubby Bunny's Ink
www.teacherspayteachers.com

TeachersPayTeachers.com -- 500,000+ free and priced teaching resources created by teachers for download including lesson plans, unit plans,

Provide Life Saving Surgeries for People in Sierra Leonne
sevenly.org

In Sierra Leone, there are only 2 doctors for every 10,000 people. Over 500 people die each week from a curable disease. Help bring healing

Education Inc.
www.texasobserver.org

How private companies are profiting from Texas public schools.

My 5 secrets to sharing great content 15 times a day | The Buffer blog: ...
blog.bufferapp.com

I've been lucky enough to have people ask me fairly often how I continue to share great content on Twitter on a regular basis. Over the last

The Other Side of the Story: I Have An Idea for a Novel! Now What?
blog.janicehardy.com

The Other Side of the Story. Creating Conflict. Backstory. Finding a Critique Group. Writing a Synopsis. Word Count. Plotting In Layers. Wha

The coffee’s on me!
goteamduncan.com

Team Duncan. Being the head cheerleader is a bitch! RSS Twitter Facebook Linkedin. Home; About; PR/Disclaimer. The Game Plan. Learn a Cheer;