Lone Survivor

A group of Seventh Grade boys comes together to create a game on Sratch! True collaboration, adults should take note.



In remembrance and in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner, my 8th grade homeroom students reflected on what freedom means to them.
May God bless America.


So proud of my students!

The sweet days of summer are fleeting and we hope you have packed them with fun times with your family and friends. Summertime allows us to pursue our passions that we may not otherwise have the time for during the school year, and that is no exception for teachers, as well. I had the opportunity this summer to teach a group of middle school girls at the CyberSTEM Camp at the University of Maryland.

Top 10 Things I Learned at DENSI 2014


We often live our lives by habit, performing daily routines on autopilot without much thought or reflection.  It is easy to live the way we have always lived, to teach the way we have always taught, and to learn the way we have always learned.

The countdown for DEN S-I begins!

The Discovery Summer Institute is just around the corner and I am looking forward to working with my team. #DENSI2014

Volcano Research Project Links

Below you will find some helpful links to get you started with your Science Research Project. Remember to keep track of your sources and date visited!

Starting Point

Health Research Project for Fifth Grade

Below is a list of websites that may be helpful with the Health Research project. I would start the research with Discovery Education portal and then move to these websites if needed. Remember to keep track of the websites used. You are required to include a Bibliography in MLA format with your project.



DENapalooza 2014 Resources "Why code?"