February 23, 2024

Teach the Kids You Have!

My latest District Administration article, “Teach the Kids You Have – There is no substitute for getting to know every student,” is now online.

Here is an excerpt…

Our obsession with finding mechanistic explanations for human behavior is time consuming. We can spend time on diagnosis with little left for actually collaborating with students in meaningful learning adventures. Classrooms are not sterile laboratories where a change in one variable reliably predicts an outcome. Good teaching and learning are far more fluid, serendipitous and personal.