The Mask You Live in

I am a male teacher.  I watched a film tonight that will change how I teach this fall.  If you have a Netflix account you might want to check it out too.  It’s called “The Mask You Live In.” A synopsis of the film from The Presentation Project: The Mask You Live In follows boys…

The space in between…

My daughter Annie did not get up and get ready for school with me today.  Yesterday was her last day at Amity Middle School and today she is sleeping in.  This year Annie talked about school non-stop.  Every time I got into the car with her I would hear about Mr. Goldstein‘s experiments, we now have a…

What do you teach?

Imagine if we had to label our classes with names other than “content” names. You could not call your class social studies, or Algebra II, or AP Physics…you had to call it what you really want the kids to get out of it, what values you would like kids to explore…Courage 101, Know When to…