Placement: a fundamental consideration in supporting the whole teacher

In this article is published in the September 2019 edition of ASCD EDAdvantage, I wrote about my summer externship at WNIT in South Bend.  Organized and funded through the South Bend Regional Chamber, over forty teachers stepped out of their classrooms and into different industries and businesses to gain a “real world” experience. Continue reading “Placement: a fundamental consideration in supporting the whole teacher”

Viewpoint: Free summer travel program a great opportunity for Michiana Youth

I first started riding our area’s bus system last year after years of thinking about how driving a car is hauling 2,000 pounds of steel, plastic, and rubber just to get me to school. Continue reading “Viewpoint: Free summer travel program a great opportunity for Michiana Youth”

Modeling the multimedia story

As a mass media teacher, I don’t always get to tell stories because I spend more time teaching about how to make them. When my principal recently asked me to make a film to show our school board, I saw an opportunity to tell a story, model the work, and collaborate with students. Continue reading “Modeling the multimedia story”