Slay the Sacred Cow

“Creative thinking may simply mean the realization that there is no particular virtue in doing things the way they have always been done.” —Rudolph Flesch Look at the picture below. What is it? In his book, A Whack on the Side of the Head, Roger von Oech tells the story of a high school English […]

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The Journey Begins

It’s Friday morning. But not just any Friday morning. It’s THAT Friday morning, the one that caps off the end of what has possibly been the longest week in your professional teaching career. The one where it’s also raining and you’re certain there’s a full moon (even though you can’t see it) because your students […]

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