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mountains
August 4, 2022 How Geography Can Teach Students SEL

Last week I had a video call with an old friend. We spent some time catching up on recent events, reminisced a little, and made…

play
July 22, 2022 The Power of Play

When you watch a student play — when you watch anyone play, really — you can practically see their brain grow. Their eyes come alive,…

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…

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),…

May 18, 2022 Ending the School Year with SEL

The azaleas are in bloom right now; they will last for two more weeks. They’re wonderful flowers: big and bright and…

May 16, 2022 Willy Wonka Moments: Creating a Classroom of Pure Imagination

Would it surprise you to learn that a child initiated the idea for creating the indelible 1971 movie classic, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory?…

May 6, 2022 Keep Learning Weird

The secretary was a little nervous, I could tell. A strange man was hobbling up the stairs. His shirt was torn. He had…

May 2, 2022 The STEAM Dream Team: Celebrating AANHPI Innovators

May is a month where the United States celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander, and as of 2021, Native Hawaiian heritage. The diversity of culture, language,…