Digital Media Academy Online Learning

Digital Media Academy Online Learning

As an online teacher, I understand the importance and relevance of learning on the Web. My colleagues and I can attest to the fact that a well-written course and program can teach a student exactly what he or she needs to fulfill requirements that are met at the...
First Aid Badge (and Safety Pin)

First Aid Badge (and Safety Pin)

At my church, our Girl Scout troop ranges in age from Daisy to Cadette. We are a relatively small troop (we have 20), but we have quite the range of ages and interests. When it comes to creating a lesson and group activity that will actively engage all of my girls, I...
Three Purposes for Writing

Three Purposes for Writing

When we write, our purpose for writing falls into one of three categories. Let’s look at what those are. Three Purposes in Brief Entertain – This means that, for the most part, we’re writing for the sake of writing. The only goal is to give our...
What Teachers Really Appreciate

What Teachers Really Appreciate

I think I can speak for 99% of teachers when I say: We aren’t in it for the money. My childhood was filled with practicing teaching. When I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, it was a no-brainer. I wanted to be a teacher. For the longest time, I...
O: Opening Lines #AtoZChallenge

O: Opening Lines #AtoZChallenge

What does it take to get you to keep reading something? One of my friends asked me about how to start a blog post. When you’re new to blogging or new to writing in general, getting started really is one of the hardest things to do. Let’s take a second and...