What’s cookin’

Over the past few days a new way of thinking about my classroom has emerged for me.  I have been thinking about how to be a co-student in my classroom, mentoring and learning along side the rest of the people in the room. After my week at Constructing Modern Knowledge (CMK10) I want so much…

Let Us Do The Dance of Joy!

Friday was the last day of the longest week of the year.  The first week back after the December recess is always tough.  No one is on their regular sleep schedule, teachers are beginning to freak out because the semester is ending, it is dark in the morning for the drive to work, and it…

Facebook (breathe)

My niece is a wonderful woman.  She lives in Florida with her husband and children, and her best friend from high school is her brother-in-law.  My niece has stared down a lot of demons in her life, but lately they have come thick and fast.  In the past two weeks she lost a childhood friend…