The Hour of Code

Last month, students across the Lansing School District participated in The Hour of Code. Put on annually by the amazing people at Code.org, the goal of this international movement is to get students around the world writing computer code for at least an hour during...
#michED Chat 11/18/15 – #michED is You!

#michED Chat 11/18/15 – #michED is You!

Often unexpected roadblocks can lead to the most wonderful detours! Such was the case this week, as we were unable to secure a moderator in time for a chat dedicated to the new Michigan Science Standards adopted last week. While we do have plans to host a chat about...

Global Read Aloud

I first heard about the Global Read Aloud movement at ISTE. Josh Stumpenhorst showcased Pernille Ripp in his Keynote address. You can read more about the history of the Global Read Aloud here, but the jist is for classrooms to read a book and find another classroom to...

Don’t forget Geometry when teaching Algebra

Right now, Michigan educators are trying to sort out the implications of the state switching to endorsing (and paying to provide) the SAT to all high school juniors statewide instead of the ACT as it had previously done. The SAT relies very heavily on measuring...

Please Share your #michED Stories of Connection

I don’t typically ask for direct help via digital or social media avenues; I’m a traditionalist, and prefer face to face conversations. However, I’ve found that when I’ve asked for help, I’ve been blessed with an over abundance of support from my #michED friends and...