Where the Time Goes

So now that the school year has hit, my schedule and routine has slowly gotten back to its rhythm. Which means that so many of the things I made time for during the summer have just gone away. Today, I was just thinking how disappointed I was in myself. After all, over the summer IContinue reading “Where the Time Goes”

The Most Important Thing

How often does life reward us for being the smartest one in the room? TV trivia show prizes aside, how many things in life come to us because we know more than anyone else? Will it assure us entrance into a good college? Will it find us a life partner? Will it advance our career?Continue reading “The Most Important Thing”

This is How it Should Work…

…with differentiated instruction across the board, all under one umbrella. Needs are needs, people. Whether a child requires services because he has dyslexia, anxiety disorder, intellectual gifts – you name it. It’s time for us all to look at the services we provide as schools and bring them all together. http://www.wilmette39.org/DI39/

This I Believe

At the very heart of things, I am a classroom teacher. My vision for schools is firmly rooted in my core beliefs about  education. I believe in public schooling as a cornerstone of American society. I believe that teaching is the greatest job in the world, and that children are the best co-workers in theContinue reading “This I Believe”