Sometimes you see a video and it really moves you. This one did. As adults, we often forget how much we have learned. We forget how difficult and frustrating it can be as a child to become good at doing seemingly basic things. We read without thinking, calculate sales tax in our heads, tie our […]

“Engaging or Empowering” by Bill Ferriter I recently saw this post on an blog I follow by Bill Ferriter, a middle school teacher, blogger and educator. In it he poses some interesting questions: Are we as educators focusing our effort to get students to “buy-in” to our ideas? Or are we interested in empowering our students […]