Creativity

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November 29, 2021 Building a Classroom of Strong Readers

Over this past weekend I found myself watching Dead Poets Society. While I know many educators who have conflicting views on the film, I’ve always…

November 12, 2021 Putting the Thankfulness into Thanksgiving

Did you know gratitude can be good for you? We’re often told that practicing gratitude can make us better people, but not everyone knows that…

October 29, 2021 The Benefits of Student Reflection

I consider myself an avid reader. Especially now, with the winter winds starting to race, there’s nothing I love more than sitting down with a…

October 22, 2021 Bring Energy to Your Classroom

I’m a fairly warm-blooded person. You need to be when you grow up in the Midwest. During the winter you’re either buried under snow or…

October 18, 2021 Spooktacular STEAM: Using Halloween to Teach Your Students

Halloween is awesome. Sure, if you’re a kid there’s the prospect of free candy and costumes, but even as an adult I’ve always loved this…

October 1, 2021 Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Your Class

From September 15 to October 15, the United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s an opportunity for our country to celebrate the diverse identities…

September 20, 2021 The “Secrets” to Student Engagement

“What’s your favorite animal?” My nephews stood around me in circle, looking up expectantly like a brood of hungry ducklings. It was a fairly innocuous…

September 15, 2021 Kids Learn Better with PBL

On the shores of Lake Michigan, a group of middle-school campers was having so much fun that they almost forget they were learning.…