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Creative and Critical Thinking

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April 18, 2022 Encouraging Curiosity through Home Economics

One of my low-key resolutions for 2022 was to try cooking new meals. My diet had been pretty monochromatic for a while, and I was…

April 15, 2022 A Salute to Librarians

Did you know that April 16th is National Librarian Day? It’s an opportunity for us all to stop and recognize the invaluable services that librarians…

April 13, 2022 The Problem of Boredom Deficit Disorder

I was playing chess with a stranger while waiting in the supermarket checkout line the other day. They were on their…

April 4, 2022 Celebrating Spring with Outdoor Project-based Learning

Spring is the season of opportunity. After months of cold, dark weather, the days begin to grow longer, and the world starts to get warmer.…

April 1, 2022 The Need for Renewal

This time of year brings about so many changes in the natural world, and as it relates to us educators, in the teaching…

March 30, 2022 Get Messy: Embracing Change in the Classroom

Yesterday was a great day. I had the opportunity to spend an entire morning and afternoon surrounded by teachers with a passion for…

March 28, 2022 The Importance of Students in Civics

Like many Americans, I spent the last week watching Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearings. It was an event which generated a lot of discussion and…

March 23, 2022 The Power of Productive Play

Important Note: First, check out Games, Games, Games — three ingenious games to liven up your classroom with deep, rich learning. Then, read about…