Sunday / June 20

The average classroom teacher will make 1,500+ educational decisions every school day. —Teach Thought, n.d.  Trying to describe the job of an educator is like trying to explain the inner workings of a computer. Not only is teaching complex, but it is also constantly evolving. Our profession has historically relied upon continual reflection, refinement, and refocusing on best practices for teaching and learning based on a plethora of students’

Welp. We’re still here, in this not-so-fun space of teaching during a pandemic. Can a simple shift in mindset offer much-needed energy and impact on student learning? So glad you asked. Turns out, yes!   The challenge we face as teachers is to reorient our classrooms so that transfer is the

The negative effects from teaching during COVID-19 are a hot topic. While there have been positives resulting from the pandemic—especially the need to value and teach self-regulation and to have teachers engage in higher levels of release of responsibility (Hattie 2021)—there are many students who have failed to thrive, been denied access to technology, and been absent and not engaged. While these results occur also in regular schooling, too, COVID-19 spotlights the need to

Beginning in March 2020 and continuing to the present, educators across the nation have shown remarkable resilience, creativity, and compassion as they work to educate their students. The COVID-19 pandemic and the dramatic shift to virtual and hybrid learning have revealed and exacerbated educational inequities