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Motivation Monday: It’s All About the Kids

Motivation Monday

November 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best Thing About Being a Teacher

  The best thing about being a teacher… Watching children making connections Seeing those light bulb moments while grasping new concepts Watching children make real world connections while learning Seeing … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Schools as Makerspaces

  Let’s all get on board with the Maker Movement because making is learning! tlb

November 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Technology Second

      I discovered this great photo on twitter over the weekend, and it encapsulates what teachers do to ensure learning happens first. Technology is a tool that we … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Get Started With Differentiation

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fixing Kindergarten

Over the past several years, there have been lots of changes to Kindergarten programs all over the country. There have been so many changes, I worry we are asking more … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Deeper Thinking

Let’s take the challenge out of rigor and put more emphasis on what it takes to create a (healthy) rigorous learning community that focuses on deeper thinking, thoroughness, and care. … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Does Success Look Like?

What does success look like? Here is a hint; the journey to success isn’t a straight one but a journey full of lots of curves. tlb Source

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Best Lesson for Students

My best friend posted this photo in her newsletter. I loved the photo so much I had to share it on my blog. Inspiring students to hold onto their dreams … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Getting Back to Dewey

Grant Lichtman’s Denver TED Talk gives practical reasons why many schools continue to miss the bar when it comes to truly educating students for what Grant calls “timeless life skills.” … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment