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  • A Valuable Read/View for Our Times by tedmallory Feb 13, 2018
    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” ~Rev.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 Thank you Kirwan Ins...
  • Lessons from Doc by tedmallory Jan 31, 2018
    "If I could pass anything on to my children or my students, I wish I could plant these lessons in their hearts and minds, but I know they have to read Kings books for themselves,"
  • Oh Mercy! This is a Test by tedmallory Jan 10, 2018
    ______ 1. How you respond to God testing Abraham in Genesis 22 says a lot about you & your belief system. When God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac, which was God testing? a) Abraham’s obedience b) Abraham’s faith c) Abraham’s priorities d) All of...
  • Amping up Note-Taking with ART by tedmallory Jan 7, 2018
      This year I have begun introducing a new way of combining pictures with words. ¡Viva La (Doodle) Revolución! Sixth graders work on visual-literacy exercises. They think that it’s just fun doodling or maybe at most cartooning- but really, they&rsq...
  • Cultivating an ‘Art Mindset’ by tedmallory Jan 5, 2018
    This year something I’ve adopted with all of my classes is “Mindset Mondays.” We learn about the concept of having a growth mindset in order to develop attitudes, build habits and practice skills which help us learn better. Usually this involves a short video...
  • Let us love one another by tedmallory Dec 30, 2017
    There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear
  • POEM | November by tedmallory Nov 29, 2017
    Just after sunrise the light has a golden quality like it’s shining through a jar of honey The sky in the West is “Advent blue,” the color of hope and optimism The curves of the prairie are amber and warm beige like blessings and peace Driving to work one mor...
  • Motivation by tedmallory Sep 6, 2017
  • Personal PD; Phase 1 – Research Checklist by tedmallory Aug 31, 2017
    "What are your outcome goals? Within your topic area, how will your instructional strategies and combined technology support student centered learning?"
  • Positive Teachers Matter by tedmallory Aug 30, 2017
    "Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything." ~Goethe