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How Do Teachers Teach Self-Discipline?
I love this photo! Not only do I relate to the discipline shown in this picture, but I believe the […]
Are We Ready for Blended Learning? Time to CHANGE “What to Learn?”
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Writing-Kids must learn to write, communicate, use their imagination and creativity
Reading and writing are the key to learning. You can do or learn anything if you can read without relying […]
Perspective: The Lessons of Sports and the Performing Arts-How Do They Contribute to Overall Education?
SPORTS AS A METAPHOR FOR LIFE I am all for sports. I believe that kids participating in sports learn valuable […]
Deliberate practice- The art of excellence
Last week I wrote about motivation and the possibility of being mediocre at what we do. Having read a few […]
How do you stay motivated ?
Is there a gene for those who are always disciplined or motivated? Is it a character trait? What makes one […]