Today I gave the opening presentation at the Hero Round Table. I got to share the stage with amazing people like Ali Miller, Scott Dietrich, Super Ewan, and David Rendall. And I got to eat lunch with teachers and students from Flint, Michigan. Looking forward to tonight's reception and more great speakers tomorrow!
All teachers know that instructional time is precious, and we have to be selective about which ed tech options we try to integrate. Over the summer, I was invited by Writable to give them feedback on their new app and contribute a couple of lessons. (Here’s a link to their blog) If you have iPads in your classroom, give Writable a try. The browser-based version is coming soon, too.
Mentoring Teenage Heroes: The Hero’s Journey of Adolescence is written for parents, teachers, coaches, and other ex-adolescents who now guide today’s teenagers along the heroic journey from childhood to adulthood — a rite of passage as old as the ancient myths that metaphorically describe it. Those myths echo through contemporary books and movies and the real-world experience of growing up. For most adults, daily life is a routine grind. For teenagers, it’s an epic struggle f