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Student voice is the most powerful and least tapped resource in education.
The saddest and most ironic practice in schools is how hard we try to measure how students are doing and how rarely we ever ask them.
Ask how they’re doing.
Ask how we’re doing.
Then listen to them.
The purpose of schooling is not to prepare students for the next stage of schooling. That isn’t a rat race I want to be a part of.
The purpose of education is to inspire students to explore, invent, challenge, and connect!
Category Archives: DIY
My woodworking project continues. My latest step was to take my block of wood and find a way to get it “stable on the table” so that I could run it through the bandsaw. Once I had a flat enough … Continue reading
Finally, the kitchen floor update! To cut right to the chase I will say that I put plywood plank floors in our kitchen. Yes, a plywood plank floor.And I have to say, they look and feel incredible. I started by stripping … Continue reading
I am up to my eyeballs involved in this ever-growing home renovation, home-improvement nightmare job that I’ve taken on and I have not taken the time to sit down at my desk to write anything about it. Yet. I have … Continue reading
Probably not the smartest thing I have ever done, but with basically two weeks left in my summer break, I decided to install in our living room and dining room the laminate flooring we purchased about two years ago (maybe … Continue reading
After many, many years, my farmhouse kitchen table is in use. Last weekend I took it to our cabin, removed the existing kitchen and set up my new homemade farmhouse kitchen table. If you remember, this is a table I … Continue reading
I’ve made some progress on my farmhouse kitchen table. Perhaps most importantly, I’ve got the table and parts at home in my garage! As you can see, all the pieces are now glued together, cut to length, cut to width, … Continue reading