A Schoolteacher's Musings · Blog 365

Why We Need to Be Okay with Letting Our Kids Fail

For the past three years, I’ve had the privilege of directing an after-school Theater Club at our school. There are usually around 25 fourth- through sixth-graders who sign up for it – some of whom have done theater before, but most of whom have not. However, I have the same expectations for them that I… Continue reading Why We Need to Be Okay with Letting Our Kids Fail

30-Day Writing Challenge · A Schoolteacher's Musings · Blog 365

Classroom Secrets #3: On Teaching Children to Use their Imaginations

30-Day Writing Challenge Day 25: Think of any word. Search it on Google Images. Write something inspired by the 11th image. (I admit: it’s not the 11th image. But that’s because this picture, discovered upon the search of the word “imagination” was so much more inspiring than the 11th image. My apologies.) When I was… Continue reading Classroom Secrets #3: On Teaching Children to Use their Imaginations