Teaching Deep

Aug
19
The Courage to Begin Again

The Courage to Begin Again

We feel displaced, even in our own homes and classrooms. But our terrain has changed. (And it’s not going to change back anytime soon.) Where do we start?
5 min read
May
27
Rigor and Vigor

Rigor and Vigor

Which word do you think best describes your classroom: rigorous or vigorous?
8 min read
May
20
Statistics Without Context

Statistics Without Context

Grade reports, usually, are statistics without context. I open a grade report and see a series of letters and numbers, but what do they actually mean?
6 min read
May
13
Creating a Shutdown Ritual

Creating a Shutdown Ritual

No matter how much I work today, there will still be more to do tomorrow. So, I created a shutdown ritual to close out today and setup for success tomorrow.
12 min read
May
06
Marking Papers for Growth

Marking Papers for Growth

I mark papers for students. The student is the audience.
13 min read
Apr
29
Avoid Busy-ness

Avoid Busy-ness

Activities that are meaningful don’t keep us busy. They require time. Deep teaching asks us to value quality over quantity, to understand that less is more.
8 min read
Apr
22
Teaching Deep: An Introduction

Teaching Deep: An Introduction

Teaching without reflection is just throwing stuff against a wall and hoping it sticks.
6 min read