Evidence of Learning: Slice of Life 3/25

Oh, man…the question that has haunted me for the past three years. I can easily answer it for writing and social studies…but reading? Grapple. Grapple. Grapple. It’s why we often hand out worksheets or have the students climb on ReadWorks Continue reading Evidence of Learning: Slice of Life 3/25

Blooming Flowers: Slice of Life 3/22

In her most recent post, Pernille Ripp writes about the toll it takes on teachers when what we’re doing in the classroom fails to produce the desired results: “And yet, sometimes we don’t work miracles. Sometimes even the best of Continue reading Blooming Flowers: Slice of Life 3/22

Beautiful Pathways: LearningSlice of Life 3/17

Planning. Easily one of the things I most enjoy about being an educator, particularly since swapping out “lesson planning” for planning “experiences.” Isn’t that what we really want? For learning to be an experience that is captivating; that stirs us Continue reading Beautiful Pathways: LearningSlice of Life 3/17