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Classroom Inspiration

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September 25, 2020 Eigin Druk

I remember chaperoning my daughter’s middle school field trip to the M.C. Escher exhibit at a local art museum. I was duly impressed by the…

September 23, 2020 Two of a Kind

The passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made me think of Dennis the Menace. There are, famously, two…

September 21, 2020 It’s Not Always Good News

I hope I don’t regret posting this. The last thing I want is for this blog to become a downer. More importantly, I don’t want…

September 18, 2020 5 Hispanic Heroes Your Students Should Know

Every year, from September 15th to October 15th, the United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s a time when we as citizens recognize and…

September 4, 2020 Words Matter

Some time ago I received a wonderful note from my sister-in-law, Diana. My brother Nick and his wife Diana were expecting their third son in…

September 2, 2020 Never Stop Learning – A Lesson from Bessie Coleman

Not long ago, a helpful stranger sent me a video from the National Aviation Hall of Fame. It told the story…

August 24, 2020 You’re Not Alone

There are very few professions where 90% of what you do is not seen by the person who hired you. However, that is the case…

September 12, 2018 Developing a Growth Mindset…One Hack at a Time

Want to know what makes my educator heart beat a little faster? A student who embraces challenges, learns from criticism, persists through setbacks, and looks…