So, I started to surf the net… as we tend to do at these rather frustrating times…
And, lucky me, I came upon this blog–Coming of Age in the Middle. I loved it! Maybe this plane delay was meant to happen?
This teacher, Jessica Lahey, writes that she teaches ‘stuff,’ real stuff. She doesn’t just work to create a comfortable and safe place where students might get to the ‘stuff.’ She’s more direct and focused. While the piece may exaggerate teaching modes a bit, it hits the mark. I loved it. Check it out!