…and then life happened

I had planned a follow-up to my recent Power of Positive Technology post… but then life happened.  The new school year started on a Wednesday, and Thursday night my father died.  He and my mom had been living with us for about five months, waiting to move into their new house.  Dad had been sick for a long time, and we knew the end was … Continue reading …and then life happened

They’re kids, not Olympians

We work hard all year, writing and reading and analyzing and discussing and reading and writing some more.  And then, all of our hard work and learning are evaluated and assessed in two days of state exams.  Multiple-choice exams, mind you, no writing necessary. So we also work hard to create a testing environment that supports our students.  We keep our daily routine the same. … Continue reading They’re kids, not Olympians