Author Archives: Ryan Kile

How Apps Can Help Update Your Classroom

Since I began teaching high school mathematics in 2005, I have witnessed a huge increase in the availability of technological resources for educators. Admittedly, it can be a daunting task to keep up with the latest apps and digital learning strategies. However, every year, I have noticed more schools providing computer resources and teachers embracing […]

Student-Centered Classroom: Voice = Choice

Fifteen years of teaching students with disabilities taught me that choice is power. It doesn’t matter if the student is verbal or non-verbal, able or exceptional, choice equals voice. Whoever holds the power to choose, holds the power to change. From a behavioral standpoint, that is the precept of learning: change. With the full implementation of […]

Let’s Chat – A Twitter Chat Primer

Let’s Chat So, I thought I had this Twitter thing down. I would check in about once a week, by just scrolling through my feed. Clicking to expand on links that looked interesting. I learned about these things called “hashtags” (#). I started using #s to search for things that caught my attention, it helped […]

Announcing our 2017 keynote speaker: Dr. Jill Biden!

With the third annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit just two months away, teachers across the state have signed up to be a part of this powerful day of learning led by teachers, for teachers. We have an inspiring lineup of speakers confirmed – including local teachers at each site – and today, we have […]