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August 4, 2022 How Geography Can Teach Students SEL

Last week I had a video call with an old friend. We spent some time catching up on recent events, reminisced a little, and made…

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August 1, 2022 Fostering Student Responsibility

Earlier this month, I became the proud owner of a new cat. To be honest, this wasn’t exactly my choice. My sister recently moved and…

June 24, 2022 Remembering to Enjoy Summer

I’m a runner. I’ve always enjoyed the challenge of a good 10K or Marathon. As you might expect, these races require a lot of training…

May 20, 2022 Celebrating AANHPI Heritage Month Together

School can be a busy place. There are lessons to be taught, homework to be graded, tests to take, and a myriad of other responsibilities…

May 16, 2022 Willy Wonka Moments: Creating a Classroom of Pure Imagination

Would it surprise you to learn that a child initiated the idea for creating the indelible 1971 movie classic, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory?…

May 9, 2022 The Power of Play

One of the biggest challenges teachers often face is trying to balance age-appropriate academic rigor with the need for kids to just be kids. School…

May 6, 2022 Keep Learning Weird

The secretary was a little nervous, I could tell. A strange man was hobbling up the stairs. His shirt was torn. He had…

May 4, 2022 A Lesson from the Flowers

On a drive through central Texas recently, I admired the colorful splashes of wildflowers along the highways. I couldn’t help but think about how the…