Student Ownership

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September 27, 2021 Climate Change and Your Classroom

For the last six months I’ve been slowly accumulating plastic bags. Granted, this was not something I did by choice. Normally when I go grocery…

September 24, 2021 Encouraging Student Responsibility

Earlier this week I became a brand-new dog owner. To be honest, this wasn’t exactly my choice. My parents have recently retired and wanted to…

September 22, 2021 The Very Hungry Lizard: The Hunt for a Growth Mindset

Psychologist Marty Seligman had a lizard, and it wouldn’t eat. He tried everything. He researched its…

September 13, 2021 The 5 Keys to a Lesson Engagment

I have been fortunate to work with many extraordinary educators over the years. To be honest, I sometimes wonder who learns more from the lessons…

August 18, 2021 It’s All Fun and Games: Building Student Engagement

Recently my 11-year-old niece beat me in a game of Santorini. I won’t lie, that moment was a though pill to swallow. I am a…

August 16, 2021 Flexible Minds Need Flexible Lessons

There’s a time and a place for linear thinking. If you’re baking a cake, it’s a good idea to follow the recipe to the letter.…

August 6, 2021 Making Magic Happen

The start of the 2021-2022 school year is right around the corner. This time of year always brings out so many emotions. As…

July 30, 2021 The Power of Student Choice

I consider myself to be a generous tipper. Ever since the pandemic began, and we discovered how many service workers were struggling to make ends…