Monthly Archives: August 2015

There are days. . .

There are days that are perfect.  You know the kind.  The class starts with everyone seated on time working on your warm up activity.  Everyone turns in homework on time. Every demonstration you planned wows every student.  When requested, the … Continue reading

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The most important day of the school year

I think Friday may have been the most important day of the year in my classroom.  It was day three of the new school year and the day that we built a framework for how we want our class to … Continue reading

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Why I’m Still Teaching in 2015

Simon Sinek reminds us in his book and his TED talk to start with the why (You can watch the TED talk here). We can’t be truly effective and true to ourselves until we establish the why. The summer is … Continue reading

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