Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!

Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
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Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown

My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.

"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather

Friday, May 4, 2012

Sleeping ourselves into creativity?

New studies suggest we may be at our most creative while asleep. Dream on, all!

Monday, Apr. 23, 2012

Shhh! Genius At Work

Sleep, as ancient maps once labeled uncharted territories, is where the dragons be. The human brain is a loud and messy and stormy place. We spend our days in a sensory typhoon, buffeted by sights and sounds and experiences, and all that time the brain's prefrontal cortex keeps order: focus here, tend to that, ignore the rest. But at night, the prefrontal punches out--and the crazy begins to stir.
To go to sleep is to enter a world entirely like our own and entirely unlike it too. You can board a plane that's really a car that flies to Russia, except...

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