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August 31, 2022 Shoot for the Stars this School Year

Every year on January 1st, I sit down with a piece of paper and write out my goals for the new year.…

August 29, 2022 The Twin Pillars of Creativity and Critical Thinking

Have you ever seen one of those pictures that looks different depending on your perspective? Look at it once and you see the profile…

August 17, 2022 Unlock Student Potential with Classroom Games

As teachers begin a new year of school, there are probably a hundred different things vying for their attention. Lesson plans, seating arrangements, new policies…

August 15, 2022 Recognizing the Power of PBL

There’s an old saying, “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you…

August 8, 2022 It’s The Little Things that Count

Some years ago, scientists at Yellowstone National Park did something amazing. They reintroduced wolves to the park after a 70-year absence. This may sound…

July 25, 2022 Making Media Literacy a Priority

People often say we’re living in the age of information, but as someone who works in education, I think it would be more accurate to…

June 29, 2022 The Need for Nature

There’s a small walking trail near my home where I frequently go to relax. It’s nothing extraordinary, just a little park with a gravel path…

June 27, 2022 Your Students Can Change the World

I recently stumbled across a fascinating bit of trivia. In 2012, a fifth-grade teacher in Kansas City, MO, gave his students a lesson on molecules…