NCLB Revisited

We've had OBE (Outcome Based Education), NCLB (No Child Left Behind), ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) and a host of other acronyms. Each of...

Let’s Close the Opportunity Gap

It's the first day of school. Eric Von Holtum III walks into his kindergarten room carrying his brief case, which contains a copy of...

Emotional Intelligence

Quite simply, "emotional intelligence" is the ability to keep yourself under control, even when you don't want to." For those who desire a more...

Why Do You Get Upset?

Author Eric Butterworth says, “There is a reason why you get upset, it is because you are upset able.” You may be thinking, "Oh,...

Let’s Honor ALL Intelligence

As a geometry teacher I thought I knew a lot about angles. My neighbor, Dave, is a finish carpenter. Although I can prove a...

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