The Business of Transforming Vs. Change

This summer I am learning Twitter for educational purposes thanks to our really awesome literacy/reading/instructional coach (she wears so many hats).  Last night, one of the educational persons I am following posed:  "Are grade-levels and age-level groupings a social or learning construct?"   To which, I replied:  "A learning construct would honor and celebrate kids where … Continue reading The Business of Transforming Vs. Change

Immersion

It's far more powerful to "swim" with your students. -Dave Burgess, Teach Like A Pirate Summer is definitely about immersion.  This summer I'm getting uncomfortable, taking chances, diving into the deep waters.  I have plans to relax (what's that?) and learn new things for my classroom.  I'm going to ponder, reflect, plants some seeds (literally … Continue reading Immersion