Monthly Archives: April 2019

What’s Your Outlet?

So I’m constantly amazed and inspired by how hard educators work each and every day for the students and for the school and for the community. I’m not just talking about the school day though, where we teach, plan, collaborate, assess, … Continue reading

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“Exciting” Expat

Musings on the illusion of the “exciting” part of living abroad. Continue reading

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Pets Abroad: Why we finally got a dog

After 15 years of living overseas, we got a puppy. Why now? Continue reading

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I wonder how to begin

I write this from China. From one of the many elite private schools that offer the “best of east and west” in education. The school has a clear mission: to get Chinese nationals into top universities abroad. It takes nearly … Continue reading

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Saying Sorry

So this past week I was reminded on several occasions, by both children and adults, about the healing powers of saying you’re sorry for a mistake that you’ve made, and of course, how difficult it can be for all of … Continue reading

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deeper knowledge

I think too many teachers treat knowledge as a pool when actually, it’s an ocean. They set themselves up as the be-all and end-all, the source of knowledge in the classroom, and expect and desire students to show them that … Continue reading

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