Leslie Patricelli


Leslie Patricelli We don't really celebrate Easter here and I'm not wild about giving my son tons of candy but having grown up with it, I know how fun it can be. This year our little Easter celebration was livened [...]

Leslie Patricelli 2016-12-11T00:14:27+00:00

Tim Ferriss


The Tim Ferris Experiment Tim Ferriss is a ton of fun and if you haven't heard of him yet I'm glad to introduce you. He's an amazing guy with a growth mindset out to learn the skills that will take him to [...]

Tim Ferriss 2016-11-29T04:25:08+00:00

Zombie Cup Blaster


  Zombie cup blasters is a simple game, blast the zombies, but don’t blast the survivors.  (Huge thanks to my coworker John for introducing this. He’s SO good with games it's scary.) How to play Print these images, laminate them and [...]

Zombie Cup Blaster 2016-11-24T23:25:47+00:00

Getting The Most Out of Lessons


Getting the most from lessons How do you guarantee students are actually getting the most from lessons they take and that they follow up on what you practice?In my case many of my private students neither need or want to follow a [...]

Getting The Most Out of Lessons 2016-12-01T02:57:14+00:00



Verbling I recently found out about this interesting site called Verbling. It's an online platform that connects teachers and students for online classes which cost about fifteen U.S. dollars. To be honest, I'm tempted to sign up just to practice [...]

Verbling 2016-12-07T23:29:51+00:00

Zombies Love Brains Preview


Zombies Love Brains I'm so happy to share this preview image of the latest book I've illustrated: Zombies Love Brains! Written by Colin M Drysdale, Zombies Love Brains has been an incredibly interesting project to work on. I've been doing the illustrations over [...]

Zombies Love Brains Preview 2016-12-09T23:43:20+00:00



NoRedInk NoRedInk is an interesting service that can be a lot of help for teachers. This is especially true if you find yourself in a situation like I have. Because, I have to admit to being swamped by students' writing [...]

NoRedInk 2016-12-18T08:55:40+00:00

Zombie Stickers on Line


Zombie Stickers on Line If you use the popular communication platform Line, you definitely want these fun, Zombie-themed stickers. Just click any of the images below and off you'll go to the land of the dead with Zombie Mike's hilarious walkers. The [...]

Zombie Stickers on Line 2016-12-01T07:16:16+00:00

Planet Money


Planet Money Planet Money is an amazing podcast on NPR. And you don't have to work in finance to appreciate it. In fact, you don't even have to be very good with money to reap the benefits. Unfortunately some of my international [...]

Planet Money 2016-12-15T01:59:23+00:00



Quizlet Quizlet is an AWESOME little app I downloaded a while back but didn't use much. Recently my friend Valeria (such a cool name) reminded me about it so I checked it out. And I have to say it's now one [...]

Quizlet 2016-12-16T06:04:06+00:00