Summer School Reimagined (if we have to do it)

Right now, the world of education seems to be dominated by concerns about student "learning loss." I expressed my opinion on this in a previous post -- Our Kids Will be Okay. I'm not going to imply that there aren't legitimate concerns about student learning during the pandemic, but education, like everything else in the … Continue reading Summer School Reimagined (if we have to do it)

Moving Forward: Thoughts on a New School Year

[Note: the thoughts and ideas in this blog post are my own and are not intended -- in any way -- to be representative of my employer.] As an educator, the past few months have been challenging, but certainly manageable. The adjustment to distance learning has not been easy -- I miss being around the … Continue reading Moving Forward: Thoughts on a New School Year

What Will Next School Year Look Like?

This week I delivered a number of Chromebooks and WiFi hotspots to students in our school community. I was surprised by the mixed emotions I felt as I stopped at trailers, houses, and apartments to drop-off the devices. It was great to see my students and register their excitement at the prospect of being able … Continue reading What Will Next School Year Look Like?