we need to be careful in decisions about classroom environment and ensure decisions are based on sound educational practices.
If we review our routines and practices, those habits, routines, and practices that no longer are blooming can be removed and we can encourage new ones to take their place.
Most teachers are drawn to teaching as a calling but, over time, that passion can be lost, not for lack of wanting but from lack of consistent refueling.
As you stand at the back of the classroom, what are the possibilities that you envision that excite you and give you energy? What vision do you have for the school year? How can you make that vision a reality?
The “AHA” was only the beginning. In fact, it would take a few years before I would become what I considered “good” at planning and being able to make connections.
I work at so many different places — kitchen table, living room, office, library, coffee shops. Some days I like the quiet while other days I listen to music or just like the sound of conversations around me. It really depends. Not all days are the same.
Routines are important and help us through the day. What if we want to be a bit more creative?
How do habits form? How do we replace habits? Habits are important but so is being able to change them.
It’s tempting to sit in the corner and then, voila, to amaze us all with your perfect answer. But of course, that’s not what ever works. Seth Godin The other day I gave a presentation in an undergraduate class about using social media in teaching. During the discussion, I was asked if students should continue to…
Change and innovation requires a leap. How are you leaping and encouraging others to leap?