My final post at Capturing the Spark is a look ahead, to better teaching, better policies, better systems - and more writing.
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October 02, 2017
September 18, 2017
Capturing the Spark is winding down. Here's the first post in a two-part farewell, looking back at my EdWeek Teacher blogging experience.
August 15, 2017
Events in Charlottesville reminds us once again that it is both a responsibility and a privilege to work with young people to confront and reduce the violence and racism in our society.
July 29, 2017
Teachers need to provide a multitude of positive stories about public education in order to advocate more effectively for an equitable system.
July 17, 2017
Reflections on the significance of myths, fables, stories, and 'once upon a time' in teaching.
June 30, 2017
As a high school teacher, I want to know what my students might encounter in college. Two professors offered me some reassuring examples.
June 13, 2017
Packing up an office leads to reflections on reading the role of books in shaping a career and a life.
May 30, 2017
We can't predict what meaning and value students will find in literature, especially when they have some choice in their reading.
May 12, 2017
High school students share insights regarding expressions of gratitude for their teachers.
April 30, 2017
Trends collide in a glimpse of the future: a robot-teacher generates its own resignation letter.