I am not quite sure what day it was, as it has been a challenge to keep track of the days over the past three months. Plugging through the Zooms, the endless speculative conversations regarding what iteration of school we ...

Like many others, I have had trouble trying to put into words what happened to George Floyd. He was, quite literally, killed because he was a black man. But, I don’t even think that does justice to what happened to ...

I have always known that someday my parents would die. I can still remember that fear that bordered on panic as a young child. I was often afraid that I would come home one day to find out I had ...

I unzipped my suitcase this morning and began to unpack from a conference I recently attended and was overcome with emotion.  Procrastination was my usual approach when it came to unpacking, but this was a bit much even for me. ...

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 ...

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 ...

It seems so easy in the classroom. I’ll admit it; I get frustrated hearing stories of teachers using the same lesson plans that they’ve used for the last 5, 10, 15, or even 20 years. I get angry when I ...

“Language can become a screen which stands between the thinker and reality. This is the reason why true creativity often starts where language ends.” ~Arthur Koestler I was feeling a bit dejected. My confidence was suffering as self doubt crept ...

I recently watch a video of children lobbying their State Senator, veteran Democrat Dianne Feinstein from California. They wanted her to support The Green New Deal Resolution proposed by the polarizing freshman democrat Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez from New York. The ...

Who makes the greatest impact on the culture of a school? Whoever is determined to! Regardless of title or position. You do not need a title to be a leader, a positive force in your school. Anyone can make a ...