Month: May 2018

Can I Please Go to School?

Can I PLEASE Go to School?10 Ways to make school irresistible for kids Robert Collins     I know kids who hate school, but love to play basketball for their schools.  I know kids who can’t read, but can create something from nothing with their hands.  Everyday, my kids get into the car and respond …

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“BUT HOW ARE THEY LEARNING IF I’M NOT TEACHING?!”

This was the quote the long-term substitute blurted at me in frustration after I’d walked her through our student-centered unit plan for the fourth time.  Sigh. She was NOT having it. Phenomena discovery stations?  KWP charts?  5E model?  Inquiry cycles?  WHAT is this utter gibberish, and how can we sleep at night when students are …

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