millennials

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March 16, 2020 The Power of Inquiry

Educators often ask for advice on student engagement. It’s a sort of “catch-all” phrase that really means, “How can I get my students to care…

January 22, 2020 Picture Books that Inspire Change

As an elementary teacher, I have a great love for picture books. And as is the case for many early elementary teachers, picture…

January 15, 2020 Making the Most of Your Time

I am pretty convinced teachers are magicians. Somehow, teachers have this amazing ability to squeeze 80+ hours of work into a 40 hour…

December 23, 2019 The Learning Illusion

I have vivid memories of attending math class during my freshmen year of high school. Not because the class was particularly interesting, or because I…

December 20, 2019 An iPhone in a Snowbank

The evening before leaving for vacation, my daughter unknowingly dropped her iPhone into the freshly falling snow near a friend’s driveway. For those of you…

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;…

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…

December 15, 2016 Whose Dream Is This Anyway?

The tables have turned on us. When we grew up, there were clearly defined and long-held notions of what success looks like. We had a…