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July 7, 2021 Exercise Your Learning Freedom

This Fourth of July, we celebrated our nation’s independence and our freedoms were on full display. Which fireworks event should we go to?…

June 23, 2021 5 Lessons Learned from a Challenging School Year

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle Whew! You made it! What a year it…

June 21, 2021 Remembering Eric Carle

As a kindergarten teacher, I have a great love for picture books. I built my classroom library around a wide…

June 18, 2021 Slaying the Hydra: Tackling Your Summer Trials

Have you ever heard the story of the Hydra? In Greek Mythology, the Hydra was a snakelike monster with a very unique ability: whenever a…

June 16, 2021 Pass the Right Test: Measuring Student Development

There’s an old cliché in business that “what gets measured gets managed.” That reality is largely to blame for our overemphasis on standardized…

June 14, 2021 Helping Students Save the World!

Last week on June 8th, environmental nerds like myself celebrated World Oceans Day. World Oceans Day is an unofficial holiday created by the United Nations…

June 11, 2021 12 Angry Men: Soldier vs. Scout Mindset

Last week I rewatched one of my favorite movies, 12 Angry Men. This black and white courtroom drama revolves around 12 jurors who must decide…

June 9, 2021 The Empty Classroom and Promoting a Healthy Mindset

I went back to my old classroom yesterday, after all the students had gone home for the summer. Empty classrooms are always thick…