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November 12, 2021 Putting the Thankfulness into Thanksgiving

Did you know gratitude can be good for you? We’re often told that practicing gratitude can make us better people, but not everyone knows that…

October 25, 2021 Remembering the Importance of Empathy

There’s a saying in educational circles which goes something like this, “If a child can speak several languages, calculate vast sums in their head, and…

October 22, 2021 Bring Energy to Your Classroom

I’m a fairly warm-blooded person. You need to be when you grow up in the Midwest. During the winter you’re either buried under snow or…

October 18, 2021 Spooktacular STEAM: Using Halloween to Teach Your Students

Halloween is awesome. Sure, if you’re a kid there’s the prospect of free candy and costumes, but even as an adult I’ve always loved this…

October 15, 2021 The One Big Problem in Education Today

I recently sat down with a dozen administrators at a networking event. Ostensibly, we were going to discuss approaches to learning loss.

October 6, 2021 Information Nation: Developing Information Literacy

We live in the age of information. Thanks to the internet, we now have all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips. Just think about it;…

October 4, 2021 Help Students Create a Wiser World

For most of human history, we lived in tribal groups. When you live in a tight-knit tribe of thirty or so, defending yourself…

September 27, 2021 Climate Change and Your Classroom

For the last six months I’ve been slowly accumulating plastic bags. Granted, this was not something I did by choice. Normally when I go grocery…