Teachers and administrators share equal blame for making professional development something to dread, rather than embrace.
I wish to apologize formally and publicly to anybody I may have taught during my first two years. Thank you for enduring my failures and shortcomings.
No other humanities-based class caters as well to teaching so many relevant, real-world skills. I dare you to disagree.
As mentors we should share our materials, and when I say share, I mean truly share.
“We don’t teach kids to be scientists,” says STEAM founder Georgette Yakman. “We teach them to be linguistic learners with scientific information.”
When I’m right, no one remembers. When I’m wrong, no one forgets.
It’s no secret that countless students eagerly wait for the final bell to ring—not to go home, but to play a team sport. Why is that?
Words alone cannot express how grateful I am, and always will be, for the lessons Coach von Scherrer has taught not only me, but also countless students and fellow coaches as well.
There’s a common list of not-often-publicized parental do’s and don’ts. I want to focus on the “don’ts.”
Students don’t want to wait to make a difference tomorrow; they want to take what they’ve learned and make a difference now.