I have some thoughts about parent-teacher conferences

As a teacher I enjoy the opportunity to sit with the parents of my individual students and to talk about their accomplishments their challenges and our relationship. There’s a similar structure to each of my conferences and although I teach about 130 students on average I feel like I know each of them well enough… Continue reading I have some thoughts about parent-teacher conferences

#ECISPE18 Let’s Change the Conference Game

If you’ve been following me on Twitter and also read this blog, you’ll know that I’m pretty jazzed about my most recent conference experience: Educational Collaborative of International Schools’ Physical Education Conference (ECISPE) 2018 held at the International School of Dusseldorf, Germany. You might be saying, “Enough, already! It was great, you met cool people,… Continue reading #ECISPE18 Let’s Change the Conference Game

Adept Dodgers and Other Tales

Teaching Kindergarten. We’re working on dodging today. Philippe defines: “Dodging is what you do when someone throws a ball at you and you jump out of the way” (jumping as he speaks to illustrate). “Right, and not only that but when you’re walking on a busy sidewalk, (I walk as I talk here) do you… Continue reading Adept Dodgers and Other Tales