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The Glassroom

By |December 8th, 2017|Good Ideas|0 Comments

At Oxford High School, we have a glass classroom. Such a cool space deserves a cool name, so I asked our superintendent, Dr. Jeff Goodwin, if he could think of one. He cleverly named it “The Glassroom,” It is stocked with flexible seating, interactive screens, iPads, a Kloud-12 Classroom camera and microphone system, and […]

Find Your Button

By |November 4th, 2017|Good Ideas|0 Comments

Last year, I remember standing outside the front door of Oxford High School helping load cases of Coca-Colas that had been sold for a prom fundraiser. Several teachers had gathered to help in this effort. One of the teachers, Cade Somers, started telling me about his Classroom CEO, Phil Webb, who had recently visited […]

Have you read this…yet?

By |October 27th, 2017|Good Ideas|0 Comments

Our Go B.I.G. O Goals (BeforeĀ IĀ Graduate) are going up in the College Building. All of our seniors are writing down an individual academic goal that they can achieve before they graduate in May. Each month, we will check in with any Senior who has achieved their Go B.I.G. O Goal. Once verified, we will […]

4 Keys to Successful Student-Led Conferences

By |September 27th, 2017|Good Ideas, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Student-Led Conference is a meeting with a student and his or her family and teachers during which the student shares his or her portfolio of work and discusses progress with family members. The student leads the meeting from start to finish. Student-Led Conferences can be implemented at all grades, K-12.

Why have Student-Led Conferences?


Plan, Do, Study, Act: Thoughts on Implementation

By |January 24th, 2016|Good Ideas|0 Comments

“Enthusiasm is highest in those who are learning and achieving” is a quote I will always remember. It was written on the door of one of my high school classrooms. Years later, I returned to my old high school to find that the door had receieved a fresh coat of paint, yet if you […]