Building a Team

Each year, as teachers, we begin the school year with a new crop of students. Over the summer, we all thought long and hard about our classrooms. We carefully designed lessons, units, and grading policies to help cultivate this new crop. I would like to offer a kind...

Learning Doesn’t Stop At 3 O’Clock

This morning I received an email from my superintendent thanking me for my outstanding work. At first I was a bit confused. It is spring break and class is not in session. I wondered what he was referring to until I saw the forwarded message attached to his email. It...