A Few of My Favorite Things

I have so many educational ‘favorites’ I thought I’d post links here. Check it out!


I enjoy reading books about teaching, instructional coaching, math, and technology and innovation.

Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom by Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke

The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity by George Couros


Sugata Mitra’s TED Talk A School in the Cloud with added questions to discuss

Simon Sinek’s TED Talk How Great Leaders Inspire Action

This Will Revolutionize Education

The Voice of the Active Learner – Education From a Digital Native’s Perspective

Teaching Channel


Douglas Thomas’ TEDx Talk A New Culture of Learning

Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk Bring on the Learning Revolution! 

Grant Lichtman’s TEDx Talk What 60 Schools Can Tell Us About Teaching 21st Century Skills

Growth Mindset:

Two Mindsets poster

Mindset Works

Eduardo Briceno TEDx Talk

Carol Dweck Revisits the ‘Growth Mindset’

Aligning Assessment to Brain Science, Jo Boaler

Math Teaching:

Estimation 180

Would You Rather math questions

Which One Doesn’t Belong

Math Minds Blog

Depth of Knowledge

Notice and Wonder

3 Act Math Lessons

Open Middle Problems

Number Sense and Problem Solving (My Math Blog)


The Digital Story of Nativity  🙂

Emaze – digital presentations

Socrative – digital assessment

Kahoot! – digital assessment

PlayPosit – embed questions in your videos