So, I was battling the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season and popped into my local Apple store while perusing the mall. As I checked out - it got me to thinking about what I am calling the apple question. What would Steve Jobs do [with education]? This question came to me as … Continue reading Hope.
What is our purpose? I believe this to be an overlooked question as it relates to our actions in public schools across this nation. I feel lost sometimes with no idea where to begin the discussion with fellow educators about initiatives that are going to change the system. A system that for the most part … Continue reading Purpose.
I was speaking with a group of high school freshmen repeat freshmen this past week. We were reviewing their "hot off the presses" progress reports, or lack there of reports. When I speak with students who are in situations like this - students that we in public ed label "at-risk" - I like to be … Continue reading Take It Easy
So I am prepping to give an instructional technology PD this week at my school. As a lead up I have been having conversations with colleagues about signing up - most have which I have left me perplexed. You see; the vibe I get from many colleagues (not just at my school by the way) … Continue reading C’Mon Man
I do not know Dan Meyer. However, I would like to thank him. The inspiration for this blog and the "transparent curriculum" which I am about to share with the world, came from him. To be honest I have been waiting for a little bit of inspiration for a while now. I have been trying … Continue reading Thank You.