Do Teachers and Writers Live in Parallel Universes?

What profession is most like teaching? Authors Tracey Kidder and Richard Todd unintentionally provide a possible answer.


6 Minutes

Taking the Color Blinders Off

I thought when I said, “I don’t see color,” I was making everything equal and fair. I never stopped to consider that some of my students didn’t have…


5 Minutes

How to Become a Teacher Advocate

Why do YOU teach? Are you sharing your passion and purpose with others? Do you see advocacy as part of your role as a teacher in the 21st century?…


9 Minutes

Connecting Digital Lives

​At the start of the year, I had high hopes for sparking conversation with parents when I produced the laptop orientation sessions for our freshmen.…


7 Minutes

Preparing My Brain for a Break

As we look ahead to a blessed few days off, what things would you like the luxury of time to think on in more detail?


6 Minutes

A Night in the Life of a Teacherpreneur

It’s early Saturday morning, the bedside clock reads 2:21 and I’m still awake. On one side, my husband of almost a quarter century sleeps deeply. On…


8 Minutes

#ThankfulTeacher: Teaching is a daily realization

I am thankful to be a teacher. The simplest answer to the question “Why?” Is because I love it. I love it because... It helps me to grow as a human…


1 Minutes

#ThankfulTeacher:

I am thankful to be a teacher. The simplest answer to the question “Why?” Is because I love it. I love it because... It helps me to grow as a human…


1 Minutes

Taking Teacher-Led Projects to Scale

Teaching 25 kids is incredibly hard work. Impacting 2,500 is even harder. The reason teacher leaders can have that impact is that we never work in…


10 Minutes

Reflections on the Class Dojo Kerfuffle

Based on the posts I've been seeing in my Twitterstream lately, I probably shouldn't admit this, but I am a Class Dojo user. I know the complaints…


10 Minutes