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July 7, 2021 Exercise Your Learning Freedom

This Fourth of July, we celebrated our nation’s independence and our freedoms were on full display. Which fireworks event should we go to?…

June 25, 2021 Supporting Student SEL in the Fall

The other day I sat down and had lunch with a co-worker. This may not sound like anything extraordinary, but after a year of wearing…

June 16, 2021 Pass the Right Test: Measuring Student Development

There’s an old cliché in business that “what gets measured gets managed.” That reality is largely to blame for our overemphasis on standardized…

June 14, 2021 Helping Students Save the World!

Last week on June 8th, environmental nerds like myself celebrated World Oceans Day. World Oceans Day is an unofficial holiday created by the United Nations…

June 11, 2021 12 Angry Men: Soldier vs. Scout Mindset

Last week I rewatched one of my favorite movies, 12 Angry Men. This black and white courtroom drama revolves around 12 jurors who must decide…

June 9, 2021 The Empty Classroom and Promoting a Healthy Mindset

I went back to my old classroom yesterday, after all the students had gone home for the summer. Empty classrooms are always thick…

June 4, 2021 How Gameplay Can Enhance Student Learning

I have a confession to make; I really, really, don’t like math. Even as a child I struggled to find enthusiasm for the subject. While…

May 31, 2021 5 Teaching Ideas to Remember Next Year

Summer has always been a time of reflection for educators. It’s a chance to sit down and take stock of the previous school year. What…