Today in class, as I often do, caught a student copying work for another class. It got me to thinking... What are our students getting from the work that we assign them? Assignments that can be copied and done in a few minutes during the class period prior to being turned in have zero affect … Continue reading Archive: Cheat, Cheat – Never Beat
What is our [public education's] company line? In know in my experience it has always been: "It's about the kids." Is it really though? You know, about the kids? We are a week deep in this school year, and I have to tell you that I love this job. However, I am realizing how much … Continue reading Archive: What’s Our “Company Line”?
Man oh man! This weekend I stumbled upon Joe Bower and his blog. The man is doing some mind altering educational reforms within his classroom walls in Canada. He has some amazing ideas and methodologies that will create a neuron party inside your head. Are you ready for this? You had better sit down... Joe Bower … Continue reading Archive: Tough Conversations… Have Them Part II