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Student Engagement

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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…

April 13, 2017 The Case for Inquiry

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 students…

March 9, 2017 5 Things Your Students Want You to Know (But Will Never Tell You)

Growing up is like growing old… it’s not for the faint of heart. Your body changes without your consent; no one seems to understand you;…

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…

February 9, 2017 Hamilton-Inspired Treatise on Teaching

It started on a road trip when my oldest daughter said, "just listen to this one song." It culminated with my whole family going to see the…

February 2, 2017 The Teacher in the Mirror

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…