Archive for Mark Nissen

In the news: Schooling in Pakistan

Hello everyone, here is an article I recently read on the educational problems in Pakistan. Although it is a relatively small article it really highlights the problems they are facing currently in Pakistan. I would suggest checking it out.

Discussion question: Elementary Practicum

Hello fellow teachers. This Thursday will be our first day in our elementary classrooms. My question to you is: What will be your main goal for Thursday? What do you want to accomplish? What do you want to learn about your class? Really, just take this question and run with it, let your mind run […]


This previous Saturday I was lucky enough to attend the geofest conference at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. To be honest I was rather skeptical going into this experience, I was worried about losing a whole day to a conference that I may not even get much from. However, I ended up really enjoying […]

Shout out time: Bethany

Hey whats up everyone. So I thought Bethany was able to really share some sweet teaching ideas. However, she did claim I don’t have a pintrest, but I did man up and get one. Anyways, I suggest you check it out as there is some good stuff in there.

Article: Our children’s education in crisis

Here is an article that discusses a couple problems with our education system. I would be interested to see how you feel about his ideas.