Social and Emotional Learning

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Hispanic Decorations
September 16, 2022 Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. This annual event is an opportunity celebrate the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made to our…

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…

June 21, 2022 SEL Your Way to the Finish Line

What would you say are the most desired skills for employment in the 21st century? A comprehensive knowledge of STEM? Being up to date on…

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),…

September 11, 2020 The Big A

My father is one of the most hard-working people I know. Growing up, I watched him tackle every conceivable challenge. He’s repaired each section of…

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…

August 26, 2020 Helping the Homeschooling Parent

The other week I was visiting with my sister when she casually mentioned that she was going to try homeschooling this year. This wasn’t a…

August 17, 2020 3 Lessons from Lonnie Johnson

One fun aspect of working in education is that you’re always learning new things. For example, a few weeks ago I was assembling an engineering…