The Need for Growth & Grit: A Commentary

What happens when your future is already planned out for you? What occurs when we’re told our learning takes place in a box, in this small finite place where IQ and ability has predetermined our destiny? What happens? What happens is children function as pawns in a game, as players in a chess match moved…

Foundations of My Classroom

The foundation of our classroom is based on 55 challenges that create high expectations, build a culture of respect and rapport, and allows my students to know exactly what I expect of them and when. If you haven’t read Ron Clark’s Essential 55 , I would highly suggest learning about his process and implementation. After…