Tag: Learning

Quotes about learning and more

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”—Albert Einstein “Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”—Albert Einstein “Study is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”—Albert Einstein “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and … Continue reading Quotes about learning and more

You cannot Harvest without Rhythm

There is a season for all things discussed in Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. I remember it well as it was spoken at my Uncle Bobby’s funeral. Fall brings the harvest season for the farmers where I live in central Illinois. The crops of corn and beans are being gathered as I type these words. Harvest time is … Continue reading You cannot Harvest without Rhythm

Executive Functioning Skills

I am excited to introduce you to Mitch Weathers, a high school teacher who has created and designed Organized Binder. Mitch teaches you precisely what I believe is the absolute best first step in establishing your work in becoming a successful school and classroom. His teaching of executive functioning skills focuses on six areas (Organization, … Continue reading Executive Functioning Skills

Planning Teaching and Learning

Reading, reflecting, and researching ideas about teaching is something essential. I am always excited to share information to help educators teach and learn. Recent surveys indicate that nearly 50% of educators are contemplating leaving the profession earlier than planned or within the next two years (GBAO Strategies, 2022; Merrimack College & EdWeek Research Center, 2022). … Continue reading Planning Teaching and Learning

Five Ways to Lift Learning

The school year is winding down, but improvement plans are being worked on. We should be looking at this time all of the ways we can begin to lift learning, close gaps, and review standards. Setting standards, assessing progress towards standards, and are standards being met are common areas to focus. These are essential areas … Continue reading Five Ways to Lift Learning

Nourishing Teaching and Learning-Today, Tomorrow and Always

The purpose of education seems to have different meanings when you ask other groups. If we look through the political accountability lens, the goal is to increase standards and raise requirements for test scores to reflect passing levels. Students may see education as just going to school, following the rules, and turning in their assignments. … Continue reading Nourishing Teaching and Learning-Today, Tomorrow and Always