Clear the Clutter: A Filing System that Works

I’ve been making pretty good progress reading (sometimes reviewing or revisiting) a professional book a week this year. Most of the books are teaching books, but I’m always looking for ways to bring ideas from other fields into the classroom, and during the month of October, I found myself on a productivity binge. It seemed … Continue reading Clear the Clutter: A Filing System that Works

In the Classroom, Mistakes Add up to Success

As part of a school-wide professional development initiative, we’re reading Carol Dweck’s Mindset this year. Our goal is to learn about the growth mindset in hopes of fostering those beliefs and behaviors in our students, but as I read and talk with my colleagues, I can’t help but think about our own mindsets in relation … Continue reading In the Classroom, Mistakes Add up to Success