As another Father’s Day draws near, I wonder why we forget to sing praises to our fathers more often. I am guilty of this. From day to day, I am more apt to raise a tribute to my mother—who definitely deserves every praise given. However,
We’re keeping close tabs on national news around the Every Student Succeeds Act as well as ESSA news from the eight most populous states in the union: CA, TX, FL, NY, IL, PA, OH, and GA. Our hope is that these brief updates will help
2015 was an exciting year for Corwin Connect! We’re privileged to publish blog posts from many of the top thinkers and influencers in education. We see Corwin Connect as a place where educators can meet and dialogue with each other—where best practices can be shared,
Dr. Randy Pausch, in his landmark book The Last Lecture spoke of brick walls as indicators of how much we wanted something. If we see them as excuses to stop, we may not have really wanted to achieve the goal. I wonder if he also
Why the “Soft Skills” are the Hard Skills, and Why they are Essential for Students’ Academic Success
For all of the rhetoric about ensuring that students are “college and career” ready, the reality is that our schools are still focused almost exclusively on students’ academic
This article was originally published on ZacarianConsulting.com.
How do two separate people from different places and with different roles actually go about writing one sentence let alone a book? Our answer takes some explaining as it reflects what we believe is needed in education, now.
Throughout the history of education we’ve heard about the importance of the three R’s (even though only one of the words actually starts with an R!) as the foundation of good schooling. As the end of another school year is upon us and every student
Contributed by Janelle McLaughlin
This was originally posted on Reflecting Inspiration.
What does it mean to be doing enough? Let’s pretend that a teacher is well-connected on LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media sites learning with/from other educators. She reflects on her instruction regularly and shares those thoughts
Contributed by Jessica Allan
Recently I listened to an incredible podcast episode of This American Life called “A Not-So-Simple Majority”. If you want to be transported by a dramatic saga complete with financial crises, allegations of racism, legal woes, a truly divided community, and a compelling treatise
Contributed by Hadley Ferguson
Imagine yourself in an enormous warehouse, filled with boxes of every size and color, stacked to the ceiling, row after row of them. That warehouse is like your digital collection, filled with all that you have found interesting on the Web. Now,