Unleashing Student Passion

Roughly two years ago, while doing some light reading, I stumbled upon the idea of Genius Hour in a text. Mentioned more or less in passing, it was enough to intrigue me, and I began looking into this idea of giving students class time to explore areas of interest. It was a moment of circumstance …

A Busy Summer

I know the past couple of months work on my website has been fairly scarce, but I assure you there has been plenty going on behind the scenes. I am working toward the end of a second Master’s, this one in Educational and Instructional Leadership, and I’ve loaded myself down with three courses (and will …

Donors Choose Project FUNDED!!

I have been trying to find the time to take a moment to update my blog to showcase the incredible success I experienced on my first Donors Choose project, but we all know what kind of challenge finding time is for teachers and mothers. Last Saturday I posted about my project, which was on its …