Future Ready

Learning to Teach for the Future

Learning to Teach for the Future

“If you can dream it, you can code it.” As I looked around the huge ballroom filled with eager educators, Hadi Partovi’s words began to energize and excite me. It also seemed Partovi’s words were having a similar effect on the overly air conditioned room, filled with...Read more ›
A letter from a teacher

A letter from a teacher

Dear CAASPP, I get it. I really do. But… As I sit in my classroom, watching my students struggle to concentrate, scrolling through page after page of reading, responding to multiple choice questions, highlighting parts of the text, (zoning out) and typing, typing,...Read more ›
#DitchThatFear

#DitchThatFear

  As an educator, I believe that every lesson should come alive and connect with students on a personal level. I also believe that all teachers should have a drive in connecting with their students. “It is up to teachers to ignite a spark that is going to...Read more ›
Simple and Significant Changes

Simple and Significant Changes

In 2018, we are no longer bound to brick and mortar schools, desks in rows, textbooks, or traditions of yesteryear. Instead, we have a unique opportunity to change teaching and learning. So often I’m asked what this looks like. And I generally counter with another...Read more ›
The Story Behind “C.A.S.A.: An Education Revolution”

The Story Behind “C.A.S.A.: An Education Revolution”

C.A.S.A.: An Education Revolution is a feature-length documentary about an internationally recognized middle school celebrated for its innovation and education of the whole child. Cornerstone Academy for Social Action Middle School (“CASA”) was founded in...Read more ›
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