Category «Professional Development»

Article: A Founding Wharton Educator Advisory Board Member Says Farewell

As the 2021-2022 neared its end, so did my three-year term as a founding board member of the Wharton Educator Advisory Board. It was a bittersweet moment for me, even moreso when Diana Drake, Managing Editor of the Wharton Global Youth Program, asked me to write an article to reflect on my time with the …

Quote Collection Using Wakelet

My students complete a Daily Bell Ringer to check-in and let me know how they’re doing. Within the Google Classroom assignment containing the Daily Bell Ringer Google Form, I also include a link to this Wakelet collection: Quotes For Life! I continuously add quotes that are uplifting, positive, and elicit a smile. You never know …

Daily Bell Ringer: Checking In On Students Using Google Forms

Back in 1995, James Comer stated “no significant learning occurs without a significant relationship” (Educational Leadership). Building relationships and earning the trust of my students is an important part of my teaching. I want to deliver my subject material in an effective manner, but if my students aren’t in the proper mindset to receive the …

Newly Minted DonorsChoose Ambassador, Ready to Help!

I am super excited about an opportunity that presented itself recently. I was asked to become a DonorsChoose Teacher Ambassador! Teacher Ambassadors “work with DonorsChoose.org staff and teachers to help more teachers in their area tap into funding through DonorsChoose.org, making sure students can have the best school year without teachers/educators needing to foot the …

Knowledge@Wharton Educator Advisory Board

I’m excited to share that I have been asked to serve on the inaugural Knowledge@Wharton Educator Advisory Board! Last month, I traveled to Wharton to meet with an amazing group of fellow high school business educators. We attended sessions of the Global Young Leaders Academy alongside some of the brightest students from around the world, …