Sometimes

Sometimes we have to jump in, with both feet. We need to feel the ground meet us as we land. We need to run fast while looking all around us, making sure we are both heading in the right direction and running with others alongside. We Show Up A little …

Blankets

When the days get cold, my kids bring out their blankets from bedrooms. They carry them around for warmth, but they tend to leave them behind whenever they get excited or want to fully engage in an activity. I wonder if I’m carrying around blankets too Where Does Personalized Learning …

The Other Side

Yesterday, I spoke with a superintendent in Singapore via video conference alongside many other APS educators. He was on the other side of the world, and we were learning from him. It made me think: “When did Singapore get so close to Aurora, CO?” Creating a Learning Orientation Versus a …

Patterns

We are pattern recognition machines. We look for them to avoid threats and to embrace opportunities. Sometimes, though, the single unexplainable outlier is far more informative. Why did one child struggle or excel when others did not? It tells a lot. Bringing digital citizenship into the school curriculum Digital citizenship …