Wisdom Begins with Wonder

Entries from June 2010 ↓

Habits of Mind

I recently made an awesome discovery: “Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind” edited by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick. The most amazing thing about this book is the way that it takes something so important and makes you feel like you should have seen it all along… like it was right in front […]

I love teaching but I hate grading

How many teachers out there feel exactly the same way? In my previous post, I describe the need for a better way.  I’m not going to spend a lot of time and energy trying to convince you of that need.  If you need convincing (or need a toolbox to use to convince someone else), go […]

We need a better way

I stumbled across @joe_bower ‘s blog yesterday – the aptly named For the Love of Learning - and had a field day reading all of his work.  It reminded me of a feeling I began to have very strongly three years ago.  However, due to pressures of the system, I wandered away from it. The feeling? […]