30-Second Brain Breaks

I recently had my students come up with ideas for 30-second Brain Breaks using a lesson from PearDeck. It’s proven useful and fun!  Use PearDeck to walk students through these slides.  Collect the students’ ideas for Brain Breaks and paste them into a wheel like this. Throughout the semester, periodically embed the wheel into the lesson … Continue reading 30-Second Brain Breaks

Summer Teacher Feature: Chilese & Witter

What kind of PD did you attend? On July 31 and August 1, Natalie and I attended the CUE Rockstar Camp at Minarets High School. Other than a little heat and smoke (couldn’t see the nearby Sierra), it was a beautiful site. I’ve been to several Rockstar Camps on my own, but if you’re interested in … Continue reading Summer Teacher Feature: Chilese & Witter