Tag Archives: Critical thinking

Cursor and Curiouser

After reading Daniel Pink‘s book, Drive, I kept thinking about the part in his book where he talks about “Fed Ex” days that some companies are adopting.  The idea behind it is to give employees time to work on their own … Continue reading

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Should Collaboration be King?

I’ve been reading a lot lately about how today’s employers are looking for employees who collaborate and work well in groups.  This has translated into a push by many educators to focus on project-based learning, group work, and multi-student presentations.  Now, there is … Continue reading

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Should All Teachers Teach Critical Reading Skills?

Welcome to my blog and inaugural post!  I am an English Language Arts teacher and have  been teaching for about 13 years.  Most of it has been at a K-9 school that used to be on the outskirts of a small city and … Continue reading

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