One of my favorite things that came from the whole quarantine experience last spring was the explosion of Tik Tok. I found it entertaining to see people do these silly dances, create scenes with funny voiceovers, and actually teach people ...

One would think that if you spend over 20 years in the teaching profession that you would pretty much see everything. But, that’s the hidden blessing–among the many–about the profession. If you allow it, each year is different; not only ...

I can still remember the lesson like it was yesterday. I was excited about it. I had an article, a video, and this group activity that would get my students to learn all about potential bias in media. It seemed ...

My Father just retired this week. After a lifetime of working for our family, being our rock, and always being willing to have a catch with us after work, the man gets to start another lifetime. We’ll be celebrating later ...

I was in the middle of the room and really feeling like I was driving home a good point. The lesson had gone as I had hoped. Students were engrossed in the reading of the poem. It helped that it ...

I had a fulfilling, yet exhausting day last Friday. Our building level administration team was heading to an Emotional Intelligence training.  The training was part of the school’s work with Mark Brackett and The Yale Center of Emotional Intelligence . ...

Whenever you decide to write about any profession or area, there are those within the profession who question your motives. Some wonder why you would take the time to write about something you live every day. Some wonder if you ...

Congratulations, seniors. I am sure you are excited, nervous, eager, reluctant. It’s common to have conflicted feelings as you move on to the next stage of your life. I am sure you want to be successful, make a lot of ...

Dear Students, There are so many qualities that I admire about you and your generation. One of the most overlooked is that you really care about your grades. You might get portrayed as lazy, apathetic, and undisciplined by the media ...

There is actually really good reasoning behind summer reading programs. School Districts put together summer programs to address one of the bigger problems the education industry faces. While it is famously called the “Summer Slide”, the somewhat playful name is ...