51: Our Weekly Child Care Rituals #LifeWideLearning16

51. What law would you put on the book? #LifeWideLearning16 @bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 20, 2016 While you have young kids, their care is pretty much all that matters. Between the time that they are born and when they are first enrolled in elementary school, there are approximately 1500 …

50: Ten Rules For My Mac-Based Workflow #LifeWideLearning16

50. What rules do you impose on yourself at work? #LifeWideLearning16@bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 19, 2016 I have tried the pomodoro technique and timeboxing. I have tried Kanban and Wunderlist. I have tried Basecamp and Pivotal Tracker. I tried each of these products and ideas all in an effort to be …

49: The Rules of Enough #LifeWideLearning16

49. What rule for your life do you find yourself constantly revising? #LifeWideLearning16@bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 18, 2016 Doing my job used to mean arriving far before children arrived at school and staying far after for grading and guitar club. After that it meant setting up a half-dozen …

47: Dessert, Bedtime, Electronics, and Love. #LifeWideLearning16

47. As a parent, what rule is non-negotiable? #LifeWideLearning16@bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 16, 2016 I negotiate dessert. Not every night is a “dessert night” and not every action requires a reward. There are some days that we haven’t had dessert for a while and there are others that …

46: "He Copied Me!" #LifeWideLearning

46. As a teacher, what rule is non-negotiable? #LifeWideLearning16@bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 15, 2016 Middle school children are always afraid of being “copied.” They loathe when their brilliant ideas is being taken, without asking, from one of their classmates. If even a whiff of plagiarism can be smelt, …

43: I have been lost for years. #LifeWideLearning16

43. What do you do when you get lost? #LifeWideLearning16@bhwilkoff — Zac Chase (@MrChase) February 13, 2016 I do not even attempt to remember directions now. I don’t know street names or recognize how many blocks are between landmarks within my own city. In many cases I don’t care about cardinal …