It is when you least expect it that you learn the most, become inspired, invigorated, and motivated to contribute to your field, to make a difference. This happened for me a few weeks ago in the most unlikely of places, ...

I love my field; I love the educators I work with. I love all the great things I see happening in schools today. I have more hope for where the field of education is heading now, more than any point ...

Today started like most days for me: tooling around in the backyard, filling the bird feeders, water the flowers, checking for new growth on my plants, and then heading to Dunkin Donuts for the morning coffee. The day was unexceptional ...

“Well, it’s A.P.” That’s a phrase I have heard so often during my time in education. I never really understood what that phrase meant because I never taught that level of class. Truthfully, I never really wanted to. I was ...

I have known for a long time that homework practices in our country were flawed, but I wasn’t sure where to begin. Or, maybe, I didn’t have the courage to begin searching for ways to improve it. That was until ...

Homework is broken and in need of repair. It was designed during the Industrial Revolution to produce workers who could complete rote tasks accurately. Today, we need to develop thinkers, problem solvers, and, as George Couros beautifully describes in his ...