When does the content we as teachers know start to decay? If I were to think of academic content as a rock and society as water, I could draw a great many comparisons. Academic content, like rocks have three choices when they face water.Choice 1: Rocks can sit in one place with no moving water … Continue reading Content Decay
As a teacher, I know that failure teaches more than success. And yet, by failure, I don’t mean an urbanized understanding of a letter grade. I mean the risk taking and attempts made by a student to solve the riddle that the teacher has produced. This in many ways mirrors a Koan. A Koan, through … Continue reading Elegant Failure
Does this sound like an archaic riddle to you? If so, you might not be alone. However, having the answers to every question means no real growth. Questions are what spark a desire for us to find an answer. Have you ever been compelled to answer questions that just sits there nagging at the back … Continue reading When is a question not a question?