Parents can get a bad rap because we come across as obsessed with our children’s grades, while neglecting a far more appropriate concern with our children’s learning and critical skill building. Perhaps we are simply misguided as to how to best express our interest in what is happening at school and its relationship with the […]
For Throw Back Thursday this week (I am trying to get better at remembering to do this), I am posting one relevant to Memphis and its incredible musical legacy. I am particularly interested in how those of us in education might learn from the sort of rock and soul musical communities Memphis has witnessed. As […]
During those dead air moments, as we sat waiting for any breeze that might help us move again, I realized that sailors never go straight toward their destination. They take advantage of what the wind gives them—moving closer to but not directly at their destination with each tack.
“I hate to miss any opportunity to call our students to hold themselves to a higher mark than is represented in blockbuster stories and screaming headlines ticking across the bottom of our television screens. “