Teacher Writings

  • The Power of Submission

    I took some risks this week as an educator, and it struck me how many of these risks had to do with submitting — proposa...

  • First Year Small Talk

    “How’s your first year going?” a polite friend asks innocently as we stand in line for hot cider. I hate this inevitable...

  • Socratic Circles in the Classroom

    The students in my ninth grade class are seated in two circles. The inside circle of students in chairs is involved in a...

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