Tag Archives: Education
Betsy DeVos, the new Secretary of Education in the Trump administration, found herself in a bit of a battle with DC teachers this week after visiting Washington’s Jefferson Middle School. After her visit, she said the teachers seemed to be … Continue reading
When it feels like life is for the birds I like to sit quietly on my deck and watch the birds. The chickadees come, usually one at a time, their actions conveying some kind of internalized guilt. They flit in, … Continue reading
How the identification of “specific proficiencies” allows the teacher to create a rich curriculum by linking the learning maps to the essential questions.
Short description of how to use Essential Questions when planning curriculum
Recently I broke down and got lunch at a fast food place. I know, I know. Ick. I won’t say which to protect their identity and to protect my pride. I was struck that when handed my meal in a … Continue reading