How many times have we heard that in the past few years?  It seems everywhere we turn we are hearing that the key to happiness is to truly love what you do.  One of my favorite quotes by one of my favorite authors, Steve Farber, is “Do what you love in the service of people Read More →

Are we using formative assessment as a viable teaching tool?  This is my wondering today. This topic sparked an interest in me during the past month as I was able to talk with several new teachers and ask them how they have used formative assessment to guide their instruction.  I was a bit surprised with Read More →

In our quest to stay curious and to encourage those around us to be curious, there are times when we stop and ask ourselves, “why”…are we doing this…is it important…is it relevant? And then I get reminded of those “whys” during a conference I went to where the presenter was sharing her passion with the Read More →