It certainly has been a tough first half of the year. No matter the environment you’ve taught in this year–in-person, hybrid, remote, or a combination of it all–teaching has definitely been much more challenging. December brings a sort of unofficial ...

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 ...

“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 ...

The idealistic intent of homework is actually good. The idea of taking something beyond the classroom and having students do a deep dive into the topic is exactly what schools should be about. We want kids to get passionate about ...

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 ...