Confessions of a Teaching Junkie (Blog)

Magical Presentations

This summer, I was asked to give a presentation to staff on how to create and deliver an engaging presentation.  I turned to one of my favorite Ted Talks to get started: Christopher Emdin's "Teach Teachers How to Create Magic."  Rather than focusing only on pedagogical theory, Emdin asserts that future teachers should study those … Continue reading Magical Presentations


“If you don’t care, don’t teach”

The summer is always a time for me to relax, reflect, and research. Usually by the end of July, I have learned about some new technology tool that I am ready to incorporate into my current curriculum.  And while I'm anxious to get back into my classroom, I have to sometimes remind myself of my … Continue reading “If you don’t care, don’t teach”