I made a choice to not write since we went into this shutdown thing. I’ve laid off from social media. Kris has also made a similar choice. We both felt like this isn’t the time to be putting ourselves out ...

I have always turned to books at times in my life when I was up against a new challenge. Books on teaching, coaching, negotiations, parenting, gardening, and instruction have served as joyful guides throughout my career and life. That is ...

Angela Stockman is a national consultant, best selling author, and all around good person. In the latest episode of The Teacher and The Admin podcast Gary and Kris speak with Angela Stockman. Angela is a passionate educator who has penned ...

I recently thought back to my first interview, which was over 25 years ago. This came to me while listening to one of my greatest pleasures, re-discovering Bill Simmons in his current medium as a Podcaster.  My friend, Camp, mentioned ...

When you are one of those special people in the classroom, everyone can see that. Everyone can see that kids love coming to your classroom. They love being with you, even on those rare days when you aren’t quite at ...

I made one promise to myself when I decided that I would write about education. I promised that I wouldn’t just share the successes or give a highlight reel piece in which I looked like the model teacher knowing exactly ...

As I sit here quietly on Christmas morning I feel somewhat hypocritical.  A week ago, I wrote a piece called an An Educator’s guide to the Holidays. I offered advice on how as educators we can most out of the ...

The holidays can be a magical time filled with traditions and happiness, but they can also be one of the most challenging times of the year for many. You may find it no surprise that the death rate during the ...

I haven’t had a whole lot to say lately. After two-plus years of cranking out education articles on an every other week schedule, I have laid off the site a bit. Don’t mistake that for laziness or being content. And, ...

This has been one of those years where I have crossed many of the items off my bucket list. Being part of a team that hosted a TEDx event, delivering a talk of my own, becoming a published author, and ...