In his book, Gladwell talks about the unrest in Northern Ireland, and how a British officer attempted to quell the unrest by cracking down severely on citizens and instituted a harsh curfew. The idea was that they would instill fear into the citizens and keep them from breaking any laws. The opposite happened.
Category Archives: Teaching & Learning
Introducing The Educator’s Quest Podcast!
Last year, I set out on a new journey. I launched my own education podcast. I learned a lot along the way, and now it’s time for the next step.
The 8-Bit Instructor: Reflections on a Crazy Year (EP042)
It’s the final episode of the first season! I do some reflecting on this past year and the things I’ve learned as well as things that will hopefully continue on after things go back to “normal”.
The Fruits of Your Labor
One of my seniors really got me unexpectedly on Tuesday.
The 8-Bit Instructor: Gamification with Michael Matera (EP041)
This week, Michael Matera joins me to discuss gamification and applying gaming principles into your classroom.
The 8-Bit Instructor: Summer PL (EP040)
This week, I talk about tips for summer PL and some different ideas for what you could do. Plus, news and updates as well as a great Google Classroom tip.
The Post-Spring-Break Struggle
This week was a real struggle. Coming off of Spring Break is always tough. The end of the year is in sight, but there’s still a long way to go.
Spotting the Finish Line
With Spring Break coming to a close, we’re so close, but we’re not quite to the finish line.
The Current State of a Classroom Teacher
For anyone out there who cares to know, I’m not doing great. This year has drained me. Going back into the last few weeks of the semester after Thanksgiving Break, I’m usually ready to go. After all, three weeks is nothing leading up to Christmas Break and the end of the semester. It’s usually one of the more chill times of the school year. Except that this year it isn’t.
The 8-Bit Instructor: ISTE Standards in the Classroom (EP018)
In this week’s episode, we look at how to implement ISTE standards in the classroom. I have some news from Google. A helpful website in the treasure chest. And, of course, your question of the week.