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...

Celebrate the Free Mind

John Steinbeck writes in East of Eden: This I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected. And this I must fight...