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October 26, 2020 A More Perfect Union: Teaching SEL During the Election

Hey, did you know 2020 is an election year? Sorry, bad joke. By now you’re probably sick of hearing about it. News and social media…

October 19, 2020 You Create Classroom Policy

I hate discussing the election. For the most part, I’ve tried to avoid mentioning it whenever I write a blog post. I truly want these…

October 16, 2020 Changing the Conversation: Praising Effort over Ability

Praise can be incredibly powerful. It’s that spark we see on our students’ faces when we offer a bit of useful positive reinforcement…

September 25, 2020 Eigin Druk

I remember chaperoning my daughter’s middle school field trip to the M.C. Escher exhibit at a local art museum. I was duly impressed by the…

September 16, 2020 Just Keep Watering

I’ve always loved flowers. When I lived in Virginia, I would often stop and smell the roses growing near my apartment complex. Now that I’m…

September 11, 2020 The Big A

My father is one of the most hard-working people I know. Growing up, I watched him tackle every conceivable challenge. He’s repaired each section of…

September 9, 2020 Open the Right Door

Amidst the current spate of trapped birds, a woodpecker flew…

September 4, 2020 Words Matter

Some time ago I received a wonderful note from my sister-in-law, Diana. My brother Nick and his wife Diana were expecting their third son in…