Pondering Education Episode 6: #IWishMyTeacherKnew Featuring an Interview with Kyle Schwartz Release Date: Friday, March 30, 2018 In this special episode of Pondering Education, Ryan speaks with Kyle Schwartz, the author of best-selling book, I Wish My Teacher Knew. Among… Read More
Inspired by the nationwide walk outs last week, I wrote up a post about student activism, and the role I feel teachers should play in relation to that. This past weekend saw that activism expand massively, in the form of… Read More
The real world puts great value in hiring the best person for an organization’s needs. Each industry is unique. They all have specific training that is needed for their employees to be a success, and they look for a certain… Read More
Pondering Education Episode 5 “A Conversation with Jay McTighe” Recorded live from the ASCD #Empower18 Conference Sunday, March 25, 2018 Boston, MA.
“Those who can, do…Those who can’t, teach”. What does that even mean?!? WAKE UP CALL!!!! Teaching is NO blue collar job! Devaluing Our Teachers Why is it that we look down upon educators but praise other professions? This is only my… Read More
Earlier this morning, ASCD’s annual Empower conference kicked off at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Despite the early start time of 7:00am, wide-eyed and excited educators from around the world made their way inside. It was abundantly clear they… Read More
Pondering Education Episode 4: An Interview with Dr. Robyn Jackson Friday, March 23, 2018 Live from the ASCD Empower18 Conference at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
As teachers, we are in a very competitive battle for a child’s attention. Outside of our walls, kids are immersed in engagement at the highest levels. Phones have addicting games and apps that completely hijack a kid’s attention. Video games… Read More
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I wrote this letter to my son earlier this school year, just days before he was set to start kindergarten. I previously posted it on my personal blog, but thought I’d share with all of you. It’s important that we,… Read More