Growth Mindset

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responsibility
August 1, 2022 Fostering Student Responsibility

Earlier this month, I became the proud owner of a new cat. To be honest, this wasn’t exactly my choice. My sister recently moved and…

Literacy
July 25, 2022 Making Media Literacy a Priority

People often say we’re living in the age of information, but as someone who works in education, I think it would be more accurate to…

stem
July 15, 2022 Building a STEM-Filled Future

When I look back on my early memories, I’m astounded at how quickly technology has progressed in such a short time. The only phone in…

July 11, 2022 Inviting Students to Meaningful PBL

Last week, I helped facilitate a Zoom call between a group of elementary students and the Florida nonprofit, Keepers of the Springs. The interview…

Nature
June 29, 2022 The Need for Nature

There’s a small walking trail near my home where I frequently go to relax. It’s nothing extraordinary, just a little park with a gravel path…

students
June 27, 2022 Your Students Can Change the World

I recently stumbled across a fascinating bit of trivia. In 2012, a fifth-grade teacher in Kansas City, MO, gave his students a lesson on molecules…

summer reading
June 6, 2022 Your Summer Reading List

There are many things I associate with summer. The bright sunshine, the boom of greenery, the sound of water (I’ve always been fond of swimming),…

June 1, 2022 The Homework Conundrum

The first day of June, when the weather is warming up, might seem like an odd time to write about homework — but…