Five Steps to Successful Lessons

This blog entry was written by Jennifer Owens, Director of Independent Studies at FPU. A recent article by Mike Schmoker (The Lost Art of Teaching Soundly Structure Lessons, June 4, 2013 on Education Week Teacher web site ) reminded me that the need for effective strategies for teaching and learning has not really changed since […]

To iPad or not to iPad: The question is answered!

About two years ago, I wrote a blog post regarding the iPad.  You can find it at Well, it has been two years and I believe the question has been answered and it is a resounding YES!  iPad use is exploding in K-16 education throughout the nation.   The iPad has become not only a […]