Creative and Critical Thinking

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February 2, 2022 STEM-ing from the Past

Are you ready to have your mind blown? Going back across generations, your ancestors and your ancestor’s ancestors form an unbroken…

January 26, 2022 Increase Student Engagement in Writing

As a blogger, it’s safe to say that I enjoy writing. I’ve enjoyed it ever since I was a young student scratching down stray ideas…

January 14, 2022 Growing Students through Fast Feedback

Have you ever watched a student’s face after you’ve given them positive feedback on their performance or behavior? I have. Their reactions often mirror my…

January 10, 2022 Encouraging Student Engagement

It goes without saying that the last few years have been tough on both teachers and students. 2020 forced both groups to switch to remote…

January 5, 2022 Ice Cream for Dinner and Encouraging Play

Should you ever eat ice cream for dinner at school? I never used to think so; I’m still not sure I do.…

December 17, 2021 Infusing Creativity in Math

I’ll be honest, I have never liked Math. As a student, it was the one subject I could never find an ounce of passion for.…

December 13, 2021 The Importance of Holiday Cards

This past weekend, I spent the afternoon writing Holiday cards. I never thought I’d be the type of person who sends out cards in December,…

December 6, 2021 You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

I’ve written before about how much I love the holiday season, but if I’m being honest, this is only half the story.…