Picture this: Students sitting on the floor in groups in a classroom. Everyone is busy and engaged. Many are using […]
Who Do You Want To Teach Your Child?
What are the qualities of a good teacher? Focus on what a teacher should be, not what they aren’t. Qualities […]
COMMON CORE- BENEFIT OF NATIONAL STANDARDS
Change is good, but difficult for some. I think teachers are historically in this group. Please don’t change what I […]
Teacher Morale Down? No Money, Curriculum Confusion- Let’s solve it!
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire -William Butler Yeats Teaching is […]
Pi Day- March 14 – CELEBRATE the existence of PI (pie)
CELEBRATE PI (PIE)!!! What does pi mean? Do you use pi in your daily life? Do you realize what a […]
Talk, talk talk -is education really a priority? IT MUST BE!!!!!!
You can hear it everywhere. Better education. Let’s bring schools into the 21st century. We need STEM education, We need […]
Kids Need To Belong to Something-The Benefit or Arts Education
The premise is this: Commit yourself and reap the benefits. Do the work and something worthwhile will result. I believe […]
WOMEN in HISTORY- Celebrate Awesome Women Scientists and Engineers
While listening to California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Seminar celebrating Women in History Month to discuss the various […]
IT’S ABOUT THE STUDENTS!
BIG NEWS! TIME FOR CHANGE! IT’S ABOUT THE KIDS. . . We need a reminder. Public school education is not […]
EFFORT v. MASTERY – What is the balance for grading?
EFFORT v. MASTERY . . .Where is the balance? If grades are only a reflection of mastery, how do we […]