#makeschooldifferent Challenge: Accepted (as I understand it)

From the first time I watched the above piece by the amazing teacher, Taylor Mali, I find myself shaking my head, goosebumps rising, and, by the end, yelling, “Hell Yeah!” This evening, I was challenge by the amazing @mathprincessC to write a blog about #makeschooldifferent, to which I am responding here. I admit, this is aContinue reading “#makeschooldifferent Challenge: Accepted (as I understand it)”

3 Things a 1st Grader Taught Me

Lessons: If you say you’re going to do something, you better do it. The power of observation from fresh perspectives. Curiosity and perseverance are important things for adults to model. Although she was passionate about learning in kindergarten, her desire for academic pursuits (especially in school) has greatly diminished during her first-grade year. Saddened, IContinue reading “3 Things a 1st Grader Taught Me”