My Failure Resume

I have been called an “experiential learner” – that I need to fail, get hurt, and make mistakes in order to learn and change my behavior.  As an experiential learner …

Dickinson, Poe, Frost

“Poetry can indeed change lives, which can in turn change the world.” —Richard Blanco, Academy of American Poets Education Ambassador Yesterday, kicked off National Poetry Month. Poetry wasn’t really something …

That’s A Wrap

Over 10 months of planning, coordinating between venues, securing and planning food arrangements, managing RSVP’s, planning with the photographer….no I am not talking about planning a wedding, I am describing …

Adaptive School Seminar

Last spring, I was introduced to the Adaptive Schools Seminar by one of Kane County’s Chief Academic Officers.  I was intrigued by the concept of adaptive schools and so I …

Move Your Body

I want to give a huge shout out to Julie Williams, Krissy Darm, Megan Mkrtschjan, Jennifer Landcaster, & Kate Hertz  who were the first to respond to last week’s challenge …

My Gift To You

Happy New Year!!  I hope you had a lovely holiday season and were able to enjoy some down time with family and friends.  Like most, I spend quite a bit …

Wonder Lost

This week’s post comes you to from Grant Hopper.  Grant is an instructional tech coach in West Aurora School District 129 who writes for his very own blog entitled, “Musings …