Thoughtful v.15: Learning

Thoughtful, a small collection of links to inspire your thinking. V.15. How learning ​really​ happens: Telling You the Answer Isn't the Answer "    "And do you know what's really awesome? That moment when students realize they don't really need me and they know the answer and they know WHY they know the answer.​​"How Can We Amplify S...
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Speaking

I've been gathering some information about our students and our volunteers lately. I'll be sharing more of it later, but first up ... the languages we speakPerks of my job?  Opportunities to google new-to-me languages -- Brazilero (A Spanish/Portuguese dialect from the Uruguay/Brazil border region) and Sonike (which is spoken in Mali and ...
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Thoughtful v. 11: Giving

Thoughtful, a small collection of links to inspire your thinking.V.11 ​Perhaps you, like me, have spent time this month thinking of things to give people in your life (who may or may not *need* a thing) Perhaps you have also spent time thinking of giving to those do need (many) things. I've spent time thinking about giving (and about...
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Comparing

Summer project list: Compare HiSET exam and new GED exam. ​...Check I made the chart (Based, on this one, thanks DESE!). And I had a good time with it, I like these tasks. HiSET: 5 tests, GED: 4. GED: Multiple question types. Different costs, different rules for retesting.  Similar in x, y, z ways.  I even added a time...
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Thoughtful v.3: Serving

Thoughtful, a small collection of links to inspire your thinking. V.3. ServingAs we come up to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a day of service for many, and reflection for others, a few links about the role of service and community in our lives. Science (or at least, these researchers say): time feels more spacious when you do something for others &...
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