Constructivist Learners – Learn HOW TO LEARN

Last year, my wife and I made the very difficult decision to uproot our family and move to Charlottesville, VA.… Read More

My Advice for Incoming Teachers

Veteran teachers always look back on their early years and say:   “If only I knew then what I know… Read More

REGURGITATION MINDSET — 5 Ways to Cultivate a Creative Mindset

The real world puts great value in hiring the best person for an organization’s needs. Each industry is unique. They… Read More

It’s Time for Education to Engage in Competition

As teachers, we are in a very competitive battle for a child’s attention. Outside of our walls, kids are immersed… Read More

Pondering Education: Video Blog (3/11/18)

Video Blog – Sunday, March 11, 2018 Click here for previous episodes of The Pondering Education Podcast  

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

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

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Pondering Education: Episode 1 – An Interview with Joe Dombrowski

Introduction Hello, friends and welcome to the first episode of The Pondering Education Podcast. I’m your host, Ryan McHale, and… Read More