an open dialogue

an open dialogue

As a teacher, I’m often so exhausted having dealt with other people’s kids all day that I sometimes forget to practice what I preach at home! I’ll admit it, my husband and I have made mistakes in the rearing of our two lovelies. One of the...
open-ended math workshop

open-ended math workshop

The Why? Open-ended math question days are the most exciting ones in my classroom. The room is usually frenetic with students eager to solve complex problems. Student agency takes center stage as they are asked to solve a problem in any way they want using any tool...
genius hour workshop

genius hour workshop

What is Genius Hour? Inspired by Google’s 20% initiative, Genius Hour is an international movement that is provoking student-centered passion projects with teacher guidance. Teachers are the facilitators in a student’s independent (or small group) inquiry journey....
coaching the future

coaching the future

I don’t know it all. I know a lot of different things about a lot of different things. I like to share my expertise with others in hopes that it might inspire them. And I really like to talk and collaborate on ideas that are just outside of the norm. But I don’t...