8 Days a Week

Let’s pretend we live in a world where no students are ever tardy, there are no altered schedules (no joke: last year there were no fewer* than eight to ten different schedules depending on whether or not it was a morning assembly, afternoon, late start, etc.) The class period is 50 minutes long, after a… Read More 8 Days a Week

Gentle giants.

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”–Eleanor Roosevelt Confession: sometimes my mind, and actions, hits all three sides. Perhaps, though, there is form and function in all points: we need the ideas, we need to analyze events, and we strive to understand one another. Gossip and venting for its own… Read More Gentle giants.

Relevance.

You may all think I am evangelizing the mighty gospel of gaming, but that is not true. What I am promoting is relevance. My brother-in-law works for Blizzard games. He has been working 60-90 hour weeks for months on end. He is extremely talented and intelligent, like all of the Love brothers. He sent this… Read More Relevance.

Overconfidence.

  Is there such a thing as “over-confidence?” How do we learn to know when we don’t know something? As I was looking over the recent assessments, one student wrote “[Yay I feel so accomplished! <3].” I trying to puzzle out how or why this student stated this, because the score was 37%. Was this… Read More Overconfidence.