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The Things Teachers Can Learn from a Coach

I discovered tonight while sitting at my daughter’s volleyball practice that I could learn a lot as a teacher just by paying attention to her coach.  I’m currently reading, “Never Work Harder Than Your Students” – The book focuses on 5 principles that master teachers apply everyday in their classroom that make them master teachers. … Continue reading

Busy vs. Engaged

I had a short conversation with a colleague between classes today that left me saying to myself, “Hmmmm, she doesn’t get it.” The conversation went like this; “Man my kids are wound up today. Are yours?” “No,” I replied. “In fact, they are totally engaged in what they are doing. We are creating podcasts on … Continue reading