What Should the Fellows Read?

One of the things that I'm most proud of from the school year that just concluded is our hire of the first teaching fellow at our school. The idea for a teaching fellows program came out of the strategic plan team that I co-chaired, and I am coordinating the program going forward. Throughout the decade … Continue reading What Should the Fellows Read?

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The Paradox

For the past two months, I have been at home taking care of our newborn daughter. She's adorable, incredibly alert, and usually snuggly. Perhaps the most frequent piece of parenting advice I've received is "Enjoy this time; it goes so fast." That's true... except when it doesn't. At three AM when 15 minutes with a … Continue reading The Paradox

SOARing

In 2016-2017, the Language Arts and Social Studies departments at our school will be undergoing a curriculum review. This news wasn't meant with universal acclaim. I think it's very easy, especially for those who have been teaching for any number of years, to feel like whatever professional development we undertake is just the latest new … Continue reading SOARing