A Little Innovation: A New Tool and the Innovator Himself

I attended my first Innovation Institute conference in Springdale, Arkansas last summer, and I was fortunate enough to see George Couros deliver the opening keynote and then attend his session. There were a lot of takeaways from this conference, his keynote, and his session, but the one that really struck a chord was the idea of digital portfolios and a one platform system across grade levels and subject areas.

Be Their Hero

What an honor, my kindergarten student Parker, decided this year she wanted to be Mrs. Stanton (Me) for Halloween. She came home one day after school and told her mom, “I know what I want to be for Halloween, Mrs. Stanton!” So her mom thinking she want…