I grew up in the late 60s and early 70s. The U.S. space program was in full throttle. Beginning in 1969 with Apollo XI when I was seven and ending in 1972 with Apollo XVII when I was ten, six awkward-looking but awesome landing crafts
On a cool October night, Mr. John and his staff called the students to take a seat around the campfire. The ingredients for s’mores were passed around as students reflected on the activities from the day.
Two months before the trip, Mr. John’s principal challenged her
Part 2 of a 3 part blog posts series on overcoming teacher burnout. Read part 1 here.
Burned out and bummed out? It’s okay, even the most passionate and motivated educators can fall victim to burnout. We’ve all experienced the exhausting feeling of the “daily grind,” “keeping
Part 1 of a 3 part blog posts series on overcoming teacher burnout.
Part 1: See the Impact
Burned out and bummed out? It’s okay, even the most passionate and motivated educators can fall victim to burnout. We’ve all experienced the exhausting feeling of the “daily grind,”
Dr. Michael (Mickey) Corso’s transition from the frying pan (Quaglia Institute) to the fire (high school teacher) was the inspiration for this blog series, “Walking the Talk: The School Voice Chronicles.” This is not at all surprising, as Mickey has been my inspiration for years.
Weeks of 16-hour days, endless re-arranging of furniture, and final decisions about bathroom passes and rules for pencil sharpening—all were about to pay off.
I was so tired from spending so much time preparing for my students, I wasn’t even really that nervous on my first
A central key message in the Visible Learning research is the importance of developing students who can be their own teachers. Professor Hattie has stated, “Children come to school to watch teachers work…!” He advocates that we re-think ways in which we can make learning
Theresa Abordonato is a 6th grade teacher at Ka’imiloa Elementary School. Theresa graduated from Eastern Oregon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Studies and a minor in Elementary Education and Science. As a teacher in Hawaii for 13 years, Theresa has
Kevin Agtarap is a third grade teacher at Ka’imiloa Elementary School, a K-6 school on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. When Ka’imiloa embarked on their Visible Learning journey in 2014, Mr. Agtarap was a curriculum coach. We sat down with Mr. Agtarap to get