Jan 23, 2023
is an 8th-grade math teacher at Red
Bank Middle School with seven years of full-time teaching
experience. He is passionate about providing engaging content for
students and teachers and specializes in multiple edtech
platforms/tools. He believes in forming strong connections with his
diverse learners first to foster a caring classroom community where
students feel safe to be themselves.
- We need to remember and take
what we didn’t like as students and do better for our
- All students need to know they
have a place where they know they are cared for and
- Administrators need to “keep it
real” for those they lead.
- Specific recognition and
appreciation helps teachers stay motivated.
- There are times that
encouragement works much better than exerting control when offering
new tools or initiatives.
- EdTech needs to follow three
rules and be something well received by both teachers and staff if
it is to take hold.
- Not too difficult
- A platform that offers professional
- Something that gives resources teachers can
- EdTech tools can help
personalize learning and communication with the diverse families
and students we find in our classrooms and schools.
- Leaders need to build time into
schedules, offer ongoing learning and exploration of tools, and
provide certifications to incentivize participation if they want
teachers and students to effectively implement new
- We need to focus on creating
caring classroom communities.
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