I had a number of great conversations at the Klingenstein Summer Institute; it was an intellectual hothouse. I've been thinking about a conversation I had with Liz Perry, a co-director of KSI and co-lead teacher of the English cohort. She has an MEd from Harvard, and I was interested in getting her perspective on graduate study … Continue reading What Questions Interest You?
After Monday's epic fail, we took some time today for students to finish/re-create their virtue nodes. The idea for the assignment came from the samurai code of honor (bushido meaning "The Way of the Warrior"). There were seven virtues that samurai committed to upholding. For the assignment, I gave students a list of virtues (adapted … Continue reading The Way