#Authentic: Representation

I grew up in an era in American history where I rarely saw “me” in the media. Occasionally in magazines or books, every blue moon […]

#Authentic: Appreciation

Its that time of year again when we all pat each other on the backs for being the powerful life changing forces in the lives […]


I intentionally put off this particular blog post. I spent 3 days last week simply trying to process all the things that went wrong on […]

#Intentional: What Does a Graduate Look Like?

I sat in on a very interesting learning session at the ICE2017 conference this past week.  The title of the session was “The Intersection of […]

#Intentional: Reading, Writing… Boys.

The topic of 3rd grade boys, failing school and ending up in the prison pipeline came up the other day.  There is all sorts of […]

Tech Review: Seesaw

I haven’t done a tech review in a minute! The “try something new each semester” rule is kicking though, so here we go! So, in […]

#Intentional: Amplification of Voice

The summer professional development season has begun in full earnest!  I attended and presented at the #evillageNWI conference in Valparaiso this week.  I hadn’t intended […]

#Intentional: Someone Saved My Life Tonight…

I’ve been teaching for 13 years and like most teachers, we aren’t always sure if what we’ve taught be it academic or life skill, made […]

#Intentional: Race, Education, and Motive for Learning… A Reflection

So John Hopkins did a study.  I like it when they do; they’re very good at this sort of thing in the educational realm.  In […]


I love my school.  I do.  Great co workers, amazing support staff.  The kids are ok too! (ok, they kids are amazing!)  Its something we […]

#Intentional: School is Boring.

At the invitation of a brilliant student that attends my school, I attended a very interesting gathering last week.  Technori is a group of technology […]

#Intentional: The State of Public Education

I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately.  New Secretary of Education who probably knows as much about public education as a 2 year […]

We are updating our Privacy Policy, so please make sure you take a minute to review it. As of May 25, 2018 your continued use of our services will be subject to this new Privacy Policy.
Review Privacy Policy OK