Tag Archives: Student Learning

Prepare the Student for the Path, not vice versa

A few summers ago, as I strolled along a pool deck in Moraga, CA, awaiting the start of one of my youngest son’s USA Water Polo 14U Junior Olympic qualification games, I noticed a powerful statement posted on one of … Continue reading

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Uplifting “Thank You Note” from an AP Calc Student

One day after this fall semester concluded, I shared on my personal Facebook account an email I received from one of my AP Calculus AB students along with commentary about my thoughts to leave teaching as my challenges this semester weighed … Continue reading

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Troubled Youth – Troubled Learning

While the title for this post does not always ring true, in my few years teaching at Title I schools, it often reflects reality.  In fact, rarely does a day go by where no student disrupts the classroom learning environment … Continue reading

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