To the moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, aunts, uncles, guardians, foster parents, and everyone who takes on the task of raising the former, present, and future students in my classroom.
The Teach Like a Champion philosophies work in any classroom, whether you're teaching reading, writing, math and science, or music, art and PE.
The Solstice is the beginning of a season but also the beginning of that season's end. What seasons are beginning and ending in your teaching?
The first step to respond to challenging behavior has nothing to do with the student. It starts with me.
In a developmental approach to education reform, we must dismantle outdated and ineffective systems and rebuild from the ground up with a structural shift in our teaching and learning.
Do you have a manifesto? Image by Jae Rue from Pixabay It's not a question we think about often. But it's an important one. What is a manifesto? The word might invoke thoughts of pirates, politicians, and famous speakers. Manifesto to you might mean Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech or Karl Marx's writings. Miriam-Webster... Continue Reading →
"Staff, come to the library for a quick stand up meeting." Oh no. In my experience, "quick stand up meetings" meant bad news. Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay We sauntered toward the center of the school. Some clutched their belongings, a few murmured together, but most entered the library in silence. The staff of... Continue Reading →