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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…

January 10, 2020 Civic Engagement in the Classroom

It would be inaccurate to say we live in an increasingly polarized culture. It’s more like we exist in a Thunderdome of controversy which occasionally…

January 8, 2020 What They Don’t Tell You in Teacher School

They don’t tell you that if you teach long enough—if you teach enough students and touch enough lives—then one day you’ll open the…

January 6, 2020 5 Teaching Goals for 2020

I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for 2020. A new year means new possibilities. Fresh potential is in the air and suddenly we’re…

January 3, 2020 Make it Matter! Assessment Strategies in PBL

There’s an old saying among authors, “Great works aren’t written, they’re rewritten”. It’s tempting to look at a completed novel and think the author wrote…

December 30, 2019 From Good to Great

I recently saw a post on social media asking people to share their favorite “good” movie of the year. Not great, just good. Some of…

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…

December 13, 2019 Handling the Holiday Stress

The holidays are always stressful. Sure, the lights, music, and celebration can be fun, but there’s no denying it also takes a toll. For educators,…