Vanguard Teaching

Front and center of tomorrow's society – learn smarter, teach harder

Clothes Do Make the Teacher

The controversy of the young Atlanta teacher’s clothing choice hit very close to home for me. The topic of “professionalism” in the field of education is a passionate subject I … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Teachers! Step Yo’ Game Up!

“You can’t make a living by playing video games all damn day!” – Anonymous Bewildered Educator… Game over for you teachers and parents who have blindly preached the Gospel of … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Rise of the Androcators: Will Machines Take Over The Teaching Profession?

“At first, the apps invaded the worksheets, Then the tablets took over the textbooks, And then, the Androcators arrived…”   And they will come. The teaching profession has lost its … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Choice is Yours! Why Must Vocational and Liberal Arts Education Be Antithetical Pairs?

Usually, I hear debates on whether vocational or liberal arts schools are better, people choose an either/or stance. That has always baffled me. Those against vocational schools point to the … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Free Apps Every ELL Teacher Needs

More learning, more fun, more evidence for parents, and less trips to the copy machine! The following mobile applications are five programs that I have used with my students in … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Smartasses: You can teach with them, but you can’t teach without them

It’s usually that one student who has to say some smartass comment. They can’t help it, it’s in their nature and it’s their duty because they’re a smartass. Smartasses are … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 5 Comments

The Cleanest, Coolest Rap that Connects with Classroom Curricula

Radio stations have been feeding lies to, not only your ears, but your intellect. With what is promoted in mainstream music outlets, there is a lot to dissect and complain … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment