It was this simple: When I was three years old, I decided I wanted to be a teacher because I wanted to be able to draw on a chalkboard.
Richard Feynman: “We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.”
Education can be reduced to this: What are students learning and what are they doing with what they've learned?
I am responsible for everyone and thing in this class and therefore at times what I say and do may confuse you or even seem unfair or wrong.
Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives.
Education can be reduced to this: What are students learning and why?
From voice and choice to global collaboration and opportunity, there are many ways to empower students in the modern classroom.
Just as some prompts help students reflect on the process of learning, these prompts can help teachers reflect on the full picture of being an educator.
Teachers are given bar graphs on tests to show if they're actually making a difference but there are other data points you should consider.
Feel-good fiction? Books that make you happy might be a stretch but well-being comes from a simple concept: What you think about.
Besides teaching, there aren't many jobs where it's your job to work with so many children to make their life better on a daily basis.