As we raise the generation of Xtraordinary Game-Changers, we need to consider How we are raising them and why. We must carefully consider the fundamental values we are instilling in them, beyond text books and tests and lessons in conformity. This article expands our minds on what ‘works’ in education and calls us to revisit what we know, fundamentally, innately, to be true…
LESS = MORE, and
Trust is the Foundation for Heroic Living!
InJoy how this makes you think, and more importantly, feel!
In celebration of the Cape and the #XtraordinaryGameChanger inside it (You and all those whose lives you touch),
When I left my 7th grade math classroom for my Fulbright research assignment in Finland I thought I would come back from this experience with more inspiring, engaging, innovative lessons. I expected to have great new ideas on how to teach my mathematics curriculum and I would revamp my lessons so that I could include more curriculum, more math and get students to think more, talk more and do more math.
This drive to do more and More and MORE is a state of existence for most teachers in the US….it is engrained in us from day one. There is a constant pressure to push our students to the next level to have them do bigger and better things. The lessons have to be more exciting, more engaging and cover more content. This phenomena is driven by data, or parents, or administrators or simply by our work-centric society where we…
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