April 22, 2022
The Overhead: A Visual History

Just imagine the yellow glow of the room. A chorus of graphite scratching ― scribbling feverishly ― immortalizing the most semi-permanent of ideas. The buzz of a fan, the warm glow of incandescent light shining through the grates, erecting broken

December 2, 2021
Welcome, 2022!

Remember when you were a kid and heard for the first time about the ball dropping at midnight? People gathering in the streets of NYC to watch the spectacle? I remember imagining it all. I couldn’t wait to be old

November 30, 2021
Science-Based Self-Care

Teachers are master jugglers, as they attempt on a daily basis to meet students’ individualized learning objectives, support their classroom family, collaborate with their school community, and hone their professional craft. However, over the past year and half, teachers have

November 30, 2021
The Support Groups that Should be on Every Teacher’s Radar

Even before the pandemic, the importance of mental health for teachers was realized. Study after study has shown the increased value of teachers dedicating time to their mental and physical health in order to have the focus needed to be

November 22, 2021
Our Class Playlist

Using our playlist-maker activity, we've made two lists of 11 songs to keep your classroom energized, engaged, and hard at work on their path to individual self-discovery. Here's how they break down. Playlist 1: Experiential Activity and Reflection https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4ca0SGjz0yQAuMAsnPsv9q?si=662c78191d2d4143 1.

October 1, 2021
Take a vacay . . . with students

Traveling with students has always been a challenging proposition. Even the traditional senior trip to Washington, D.C., took months of planning, fundraising, and permission gathering. Once there, you had to be a tour guide and student wrangler. Plus, you spent

October 1, 2021
4 Things the Pandemic Did to Change Teaching Forever

The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the world and how we go about living our lives. One of the hardest hit sectors was education, which pivoted to a largely virtual model that caused teachers and students alike to rethink the best strategies