Creativity

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November 2, 2020 Don’t Overthink It: Why Simple Strategies Work

Last Saturday, as I was shutting down for the evening, I stumbled across something wonderful. Google had created a free game

October 30, 2020 Engaging Students Across the Generational Divide

The world was a much different place when I was a kid. There were no smartphones or social media. Computers, for the most part, were…

October 28, 2020 Embrace the Moments: Creating Positive Experiences

Halloween is right around the corner. If you're fortunate enough to have any exposure to kids around this time of year, you can…

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 23, 2020 Keep it Spooky: Using Halloween to Teach Your Students

I’ve always loved Halloween. Sure, free candy is a nice get, but I mostly love it for the ambiance. The leaves change color, the wind…

October 21, 2020 A Light in the Darkness

I attended a concert recently, although the performers didn’t know it. They were collegiate musicians practicing outdoors beneath a tent; I overheard the…

October 12, 2020 Story Time: Building Student Engagement

One of my favorite educational tools is a YouTube channel called Extra Credits. Made up of entertainment enthusiasts, the channel is…

October 9, 2020 Take Sisyphus to School: Embracing a Growth Mindset

If you know anything about Greek mythology, you know the ancients were big fans of karmic punishment. The myth of Sisyphus, for example, recounts how…