Looking Forward

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Tag: Education

The Year That Was

I’m back! Did anyone miss me?┬áIs anyone still here? Yesterday I finished up my 23rd year of teaching. Like most school years, it defies a neat summary. There were successes and failures, some new challenges and a lot of old routines, some forward movement and too much inertia. Ironically my biggest success this year was [...]

Developing a Work Ethic

I recently came across a great quote that was recently shared by Chris Lehmann via Twitter. It was written in 1917 by a New York City elementary school principal and author named Angelo Patri: It isn’t what you teach the children that counts. They forget most of the knowledge given them. What they need is [...]