Tag Archives: Teaching

Sharing Gratitude for Podcast Guest Appearances

I’m always game to talk about education – about pedagogical methods, about the “Why” behind what we do, how things might be changed for improvement, and anything else. Because I’ve been meeting less with my curriculum team and middle school … Continue reading

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Students at the Helm (for real)

[I]n Humanities, we had some academic goals focused on the stages of the writing process that could be achieved through a few different content avenues. So, I polled the students… Continue reading

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Teaching Memo: Holocaust Education 7-Week Unit of Study

“So here it is – I’ve built this unit. It’s the plan I bring with me into a 7-week course on the Holocaust with my current sixth graders…” Continue reading

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Teaching Memo: My EdWeek Opinion Article – Hybrid Teaching Dos and Don’ts

Recently, I asked some 6th graders, “How do our to-do lists compare with Ms. M.’s playlists?”

“Yours are awful, Mr. Capone,” came the unflinching reply.

I smiled. “OK. Tell me why.” Continue reading

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