Tag Archive: beliefs

In the Name of Accountability


When is the last time you asked yourself, “What do I believe?” Have you asked your students what they believe? Our level of success is often a reflection of what we believe in ourselves. Having the power to make moves in our learning is less about being held accountable and more about revising our beliefs as we learn.

Your Dreams Matter. Your Teaching Matters.


A couple of weeks ago I was re-reading the chapter about genre studies in The Art of Teaching Writing, New Edition (Heinemann, 1994) by Lucy Calkins. Once I was finished, I flipped to… Continue reading