Summer is the perfect time for me to try out some of the nonsense I spew all year long. Okay, not nonsense. Well thought-out, research-backed, pedagogically sound, veteran tested, best practices stuff. But honestly, stuff that sometimes makes me feel like I’m just a carnival barker. I’m talking about the practice-what-you-preach stuff. Things I say a million times over the course of a school year, … Continue reading Practicing What You Preach: Learning What You Teach
Today, I spent the day in a wheelchair. And at the end of the school day, I got up out of the chair and returned to my normal walking life. I’m lucky. I’m grateful. I’m ashamed. Two of my colleagues have an awesome son who is wheelchair bound and has been the beneficiary of a Magic Wheelchair, which is an epic wheelchair costume. Because of … Continue reading Today, I spent the day in a wheelchair.