Lifeline of a Lead Learner

Teacher: "Okay, boys and girls...today we are increasing our amount of creative free writing." Students: (in a wave across the room) "YEEEESSSSS!" This is the conversation I am listening to at this very moment. Kids excited about being able to express themselves freely, and a teacher willing to offer them the opportunity. I hear kids … Continue reading Lifeline of a Lead Learner

Moving from a Classroom of Kids to a Community of Learners

Discipline and classroom management are two major components of school culture. Within each classroom is a community that runs differently from the next room down the hall. All communities together make up one large community, each contributing to the school's overall culture. Neither can be taken lightly, and when one isn't in place, the environment … Continue reading Moving from a Classroom of Kids to a Community of Learners