Category Archives: Uncategorized

What Happened To My Pedagogy?

Several classroom teachers in my PLN have decided to share out our experiences this year with “educational reform”. Here’s one that published so far. And I’d encourage others to share as well (let’s hear the “Good” too!) I’ve continued to come … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Should kids’ grades call the shots on who teaches and who goes home?

I was interviewed awhile back for this article on “TAKEPART” about teacher evaluations. My school district is struggling with this issue right now since our legislature jumped on the bandwagon to tie teacher evaluations to student test scores. In the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

Digital Learning Day

Here is my contribution to Digital Learning Day. From the web site: “Digital Learning Day is a nationwide celebration of innovative teaching and learning through digital media and technology that engages students and provides them with a rich, personalized educational … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Anyone Home Here?

So … where the heck have I been? Why no posts here in almost 4 months??? Well it hasn’t been for a lack of wanting to. Along with “issues” at my school that have something to do with “school reform” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

When It Rains It Pours

Just a quick post before I’m off for New York. I’ve been contacted by NBC and they have asked me to stay a few days longer in New York after the New York Times Schools For Tomorrow conference to be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

My Comment on the Education Nation Blog

I left a comment on the “Education Nation Blog” post written by John Deasy, the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Just thought I’d post it here tonight as well: Supt. Deasy – Nice job tonight, don’t agree … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Sooo … What Happened?

My 5th grade class sent up a high altitude balloon … well actually, Dr. Eric Wang from the University of Nevada, Reno, Mechanical Engineering Department and the NevadaSat program sent up a high altitude balloon from our playground with 2 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

What Do You Think Will Happen?

If you are a teacher here is a simple science / blogging project your students (or just you) can participate in. If you are NOT a teacher, participate yourself (it’s simple) or have your own children participate. We are sending … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Link To High Hopes 2 Project

If you ended up here to leave your “High Hope” for the world to go up over 100,000 feet on a high altitude balloon. CLICK HERE. To see video of last year’s launch CLICK HERE. (note this video is yet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

On My Way – NASA Tweetup/sts-134-launch

I’m writing quickly from the airport in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’m soon to catch the second in a trilogy of flights that will end in Orlando, Florida, at 6:00am Thursday morning (how much sleep will I get???), and from … Continue reading

Posted in Brian Crosby, Education, Field Trips, Messy Learning, Student Access, Teacher Access, Technology, Twitter, Uncategorized, Web 2.0 | Leave a comment