Explaining Why

As I was going through security at the Kansas City airport a while back, a TSA official asked me to wait so he could check my suitcase by hand.  This was the third time in three trips through security that I had been stopped, so I was getting a bit ticked off (and...

Scratching

Teaching is a creative art as much as painting, writing, composing, or dancing. Teachers who are radical learners constantly tap into their imaginations to create the best learning environments. Much of the challenge and joy of teaching comes from creating learning...

The Core

Much has been written about the importance of planning your lessons to ensure that you focus on important content, or what Wiggins and McTighe have referred to as “enduring understanding.” Understanding by Design, the Thinking Classroom, or Curriculum...