The Science Behind Curiosity

By | 2017-08-01T07:57:00+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Teachers often teach by instinct.  They are also action researchers.  They try something, they see how the kids respond and they either do it again or don’t depending on how the students react.  One thing teachers know is that [...]

A Summer of Creative Experiences

By | 2017-05-30T08:15:18+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Four years ago I had an idea for a summer of creative experiences.  I called it my Educator Recovery Program (ERP) for those who needed to recharge after a tough school year or an Arts Immersion Program (AIP) for [...]

Collaborate?! When? How?

By | 2017-06-12T08:48:43+00:00 April 1st, 2017|

One of the hardest things about teaching is the lack of time to actually talk/collaborate/share with colleagues.  It can be a very lonely profession.  Although I do see school systems trying to facilitate more collaboration among teachers, I also [...]

Changing Brains to Foster Success

By | 2017-02-22T01:47:55+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

You can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make him drink.  How true, how true.  Especially in our classrooms.  We can provide exciting learning opportunities for our students; we can provide them with skills, strategies and techniques [...]