This summer I read a book called Small Teaching by James M. Lang. Even though I have been teaching for 28 years (gasp!), have a Masters degree in Education and secondary school teaching certification, I learned a ton from this book. I thought maybe I would dedicate the rest of my 4×4 posts to suggestions… Continue Reading Starting Strong: The First Five Minutes of Class
Author Archive | Kristen Salathiel
Thank you once again to the entire NMC community for another great day of learning with and from each other at the 2019 October Conference–it was such fun! 59 different colleagues presented 43 great sessions, and while I have attended many national conferences, these sessions were as informative and well-led as any of them. From… Continue Reading What a Day!
Yes, we can fly off to conferences, and yes, we have our in-house Fall Conference PD opportunity, but what if you just want to sit in your pajamas and learn online? You are in luck! Two opportunities are available. But, especially for the first one, you have to act fast. Here they are: Michigan Academic… Continue Reading Get Smart: Two Free Online PD Opportunities
One of the great benefits we receive as instructors here at NMC is the ability to attend conferences and workshops through the financial support of CIE. There is a procedure to follow, however, and in order to have your travel approved in a timely manner, you should follow these steps. Fill out the Travel Request… Continue Reading Want To Go to a Conference? Here’s How!
Last week, my daughter pulled out of our driveway, taking herself off to her junior year in college. This Thursday, we drive my son to his freshman year. And then on Monday, NMC’s halls fill with all those new and returning Hawk Owls. I feel like I am in a huge swirl of comings and… Continue Reading Beginnings