Student Ownership

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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 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 14, 2020 10 Ways to Keep Your Passion for Teaching Alive

It’s no secret that the best leaders, the most effective people, have passion for what they do. It drives them to see past what others…

August 12, 2020 Undo is Overrated

My daughter recently uttered the most profound question, “Do you ever wish you had an ‘undo’ button in life?” Now, I’d like to tell you…

August 7, 2020 Just Read: 5 Books for the Fall Semester

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. —Rene Descartes The school year hasn’t even started…

August 5, 2020 Cooperation in the Classroom

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – Old Proverb I have a confession to make;…

July 31, 2020 The Necessity of Project-Based Learning

Recently I stumbled across an encouraging article in Edutopia. A community in Dayton, Ohio, was searching for ways to get students…

July 27, 2020 Encouraging Healthy SEL through Distance Learning

For me, it was the sound of rain. Like many educators, I’ve spent the last few months under quarantine, during which time I did my…