My greatest frustration is this group of 8th graders who suffer from various learning disabilities. I know that they CAN learn. I have proved it to them by teaching them all sorts of little things. But here we are, 7... Continue Reading →
Diagnosed or not, struggling students are a challenge and lucky for them I am an entrepreneur. What does one have to do with the other? Good teachers are entrepreneurs, or at least they use entrepreneurial skills and thinking in their work.... Continue Reading →
When everybody around me complemented me on my ideas about technology and games in the classroom I thought they were exaggerating. Which kid wouldn’t just love to be able to use their cellphone in class? Wouldn’t they prefer to get... Continue Reading →
I want my students to be happy as they learn. Celebrate the joy of discovery and illumination. The darkness that comes with the tests, in their current meaning, is distracting and distressing.