Non-Traditional Instructional Days for Inclement Weather

https://pinecast.com/listen/f5fd003f-9046-4937-a6c1-0e8034e8eb8a.mp3West Virginia has made a change in the state law in relation to school instructional days and inclement weather. The changes in the law provide for school districts to provide Non-Traditional Instructional (NTI) days. These days provide for students to complete assignments as part of a “Snow Packet” from home in lieu of attending school … Continue reading “Non-Traditional Instructional Days for Inclement Weather”

Why Should I Be a Connected Educator?

https://pinecast.com/listen/aed29090-230c-4f3f-90f3-1bd7605f9f0f.mp3As the Internet has become more and more pervasive in our everyday lives educators from around the world have been looking for ways to harness this to continue their professional growth outside of the traditional professional development that their districts and schools have provided. This has led to the growth of being a connected educator. … Continue reading “Why Should I Be a Connected Educator?”

#EdCampNSV

https://pinecast.com/listen/d2714ffb-6d86-48f0-a802-751f0d0ba5f2.mp3#EdCampNSV On September 22, 2018 #EdCampNSV was hosted at Johnson-Williams Middle School in Berryville, VA. Following up the event, I was able to sit down with four other educators at the event and reflect a bit on the things we experienced during the day. The four educators joining me for this discussion are Patrick Hausammann … Continue reading “#EdCampNSV”

Wins and Losses w/Phil Strunk

https://pinecast.com/listen/6db56239-fa30-44ff-afc0-b8c3a9bd724a.mp3Today‚Äôs episode features Phil Strunk (@MrPStrunk). Phil is a 7th grade social studies teacher at Johnson-Williams Middle School in Berryville, VA. He is also the host of the Wins and Losses podcast (https://winsandlosses.podbean.com) and founder of the #waledchat on Twitter. Phil, despite being early in his career, has a tremendous grasp on reflection as a … Continue reading “Wins and Losses w/Phil Strunk”

#waledchat – Wins and Losses Twitter Chat

If you have the chance, join a new friend of mine, Mr. Phil Strunk (@MrPStrunk), on the new Twitter chat he has started called #waledchat. The name comes from a podcast and blog (Wins and Losses) he started this school year as a means of reflecting as an educator and highlighting both the good and … Continue reading “#waledchat – Wins and Losses Twitter Chat”