Pondering Education: Recapping a Busy First Month

Well, it’s been a fantastic first month on Pondering Education! The podcast has been gaining momentum thanks to you and… Read More

THE LOST ART OF HUMAN CONNECTION

Over the past 18 years of my teaching career, I have noticed a number of changes in children. Many of… Read More

Are Test Scores More Important?

Test Time It’s that time of the year again! TEST TIME! As classrooms across America prepare for standardized testing, I… Read More

Student Activists Deserving of Praise

“…to every lawmaker out there: No longer can you take money from the N.R.A., no longer can you fly under… Read More

The Importance of Self-Awareness

The Importance of Self-Awareness I want to begin this piece by disclaiming that I am not yet a teacher; I’m… Read More

THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN THE SHIFT TO CONFIDENCE

       Let me set the scene:   You are sitting in a large gathering with about a hundred… Read More

Educational Research: A Brief Introduction

Discussion of Educational Research Over the next eight weeks, I’ll be fully immersing myself in educational research as I continue… Read More