Common sense and a plethora of research demands we think and act differently in order to stop the growing stressors on our children and we must learn how to help them deal with this environment more effectively.
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October 22, 2017
October 19, 2017
Problem-based classrooms require teachers to dare to let go of control of the learning and to take hold of the role of questioner, coach, supporter, and diagnostician.
October 17, 2017
Rather than assigning independent work because we always have, assign it with the knowledge that the practice will be correct and effective and supported with immediate feedback.
September 14, 2017
As change has occurred, in order to learn and change and adapt, some things have been abandoned that should be brought back but with a new spin, adapting to today's environment.
August 30, 2017
The world has changed, what students need to graduate knowing and able to do has changed, and schools, over all, have not kept pace.
August 13, 2017
When the environment supports risk taking and celebrates even the small successes and views failure as an opportunity for more learning, the environment becomes rich and dynamic with teaching and learning.
August 08, 2017
There should be STEM centric revision of all teaching from kindergarten through high school.
August 03, 2017
There is an America that has been hidden for a long time that will enter schools stealthily. We must be alert and protect the values we embrace in our work with children.
July 30, 2017
Sometimes, we feel like boundary managers. It is part of our responsibility to create a "safe zone", to ensure schools can be set apart from the craziness of the swirling outside world.
July 27, 2017
How will we maintain civility in our schools without acknowledging civility is being challenged daily by Trump's speeches and tweets from the holder of the highest office in the land?