I produced a podcast for Teach Plus this year about the policymakers, educators, and change agents around Rhode Island working towards an equitable education for ALL students and teachers. Available on all podcast platforms:
Thank you so much for continuing to visit this site. This school year I took on a new position, a new house, plus two toddlers! I no longer have time to keep the site up to date, but people keep visiting, so I will continue to pay my yearly WordPress fees to keep it live.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out on Twitter @blended_network.
Going into the summer, consider looking at your homework policy and ask yourself if it is the best for your students. This is a column on eSchoolNews from Raymond Steinmetz about his struggles to ditch homework.
As the school year ends, it is always a good time to start looking at summer professional development opportunities. The Young Educators Society of Rhode Island (YESRI) and Erin Hall put together an excellent newsletter of professional development here in Rhode Island and beyond!
Check out this great interview with Education Engagement Manager for The MIND Institute – Calli Wright (@CalliWrights). The hosts ask Calli about the power of play in education and their flagship math program, STMath.