Library media specialist, Missy King, and the English department at Discovery Middle School in Madison, Alabama recreate a 1920's-style speakeasy to make the learning as real as possible for these students.
There are few things on the internet that inspire me and fire me up more to keep fighting the “what matters most fight” in the world of public education than Seth Godin’s blog. Yesterday I was attempting to prepare myself to say goodbye to a group of teacher leaders and inspirational human beings that have been on the front lines of innovation in education with me and when I came across Seth’s blog post for the day I realized it might have been written specifically for me, or rather for us, to get through this difficult farewell and bring it all back to why we are doing this in the first place. For the past year and a half I’ve been working with 9 small school teams comprising into 1 large district team of roughly 100 teacher leaders, instructional partners, and media specialists known as the Technology Innovation Experience, or TIE. Last August I came bursting into Enterprise, AL with a dream, a passion, a very loud voice, and the leadership support to create (and hopefully sustain)…
Beth Woodard and Bonnie Howard team with their plant manager, David Gray, to create a large green wall to replace the older cloth green screen. This video explores WHY you might benefit from this type of green screen wall and HOW you might choose to do it for very little money.
Edited by James Clemens High School student, Christian Arnsparger. Hand-drawn animation: Mollie Bounds.