When Thomas Edison attempted to create a functional light bulb he had no idea if it would work or not. The final result was an unknown. But, like all creators, he explored an idea, gained an understanding of it and the unknown became a known.
Yesterday at school, my wife spent the first fifteen minutes of the day hugging a colleague whose best friend had passed away the day before. Cancer had taken the life of her friend, a 30 year old woman with a 5 year old son. No words needed to be…
The Principal of Change
– Sep 20, 12:20 PM
I am visiting a district in Pennsylvania soon, and as a “Twitter Challenge” before I join them, educators were encouraged to send some questions to me ahead of time. I have tried to respond to some tweets on Twitter, but I wanted to…
Teaching is a challenging and exhausting profession. No one can understand what it's like until you've experienced it. You make untold numbers of decisions every day. You work with kids who have all sorts of unique and sometimes unrelenting needs.