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Differentiated Instruction

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February 2, 2018 You Are What You Teach (And You Teach What You Are)

Almost every teacher enters education with an idealistic mindset. We want to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people. We want to…

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November 17, 2017 In Defense of Worksheets

Yes, you read the title right. I’ve spent my career berating worksheets in blogs and tweets, pleading with teachers to move away from “drill-and-kill practices”…

November 1, 2017 Room to Make a Big Mistake

As teachers, we’re programmed to strive for success. We want our students to take in our lessons, internalize them, and demonstrate their learning in such…

October 3, 2017 The One Asking the Questions...

Consider this for a moment. In your classroom, who asks more questions, you or your students? Honestly. We may want an inquiry-based classroom where…

May 25, 2017 One More Smile's All I Can Fake

Let’s be honest. Nobody loves teaching every single day. If you’re lucky, you love teaching most days, but all of us, at some time or…

March 1, 2017 Garlic Powder and Work-Life Balance for Teachers

On a recent call with my mother, we chit-chatted about the weather, the kids, work, etc., and then entered into a discussion about cooking. She…

February 23, 2017 The Best Laid Lesson Plans

There’s a time and a place for linear thinking. If I’m trying to re-create a recipe exactly, I must follow the steps, precisely, in order.…

February 16, 2017 I Have a Secret

Curiosity is an intrinsic characteristic of humanity. It’s what propels babies to put everything in their mouths, and why we wrap presents. As we grow…