Teaching and Learning in Tuluksak (dreaming dreams of being on the river and things being right)
As a classroom teacher in Tuluksak (2004-2009, 2016-17) , dealing with the complexities and variables that go into teaching and learning in rural Alaska can often be challenging, frustrating,...and at times daunting.
But, knowledge and communication can be powerful tools in the effort to make these variables and…Continue
Posted on August 9, 2017 at 4:22am
The essay is from an essay called: All the Fish in the River: An Essay on Assessment.
"More than a quarter century of experiences in the classroom has taught me not to be too sure of where I am going, and that often the best way to measure learning won't occur to me until my students and I are in the midst of the learning itself. "I've come to think of myself as like a fishing guide on a wonderful wild river, where the current is swift and difficult to negotiate, into which I…Continue
Posted on January 17, 2017 at 5:04pm
Here's to the Auntie's out there who were often, in loco parentis, and did a good job when called upon. Some are quiet, simple, and prepare good lunches. Others are loving, giving, and may take you to a circus. One Auntie I know will talk your ear off. Another is stern, wise, yet hospitable. One auntie, is a…
Posted on December 20, 2016 at 9:56am
I am looking forward to the debate next week. Not so much in a political junkie sense (although I am one in many senses)
but rather with the hope the the time has come for the unmasking, the time when the curtain is drawn and the vampire is led to the light.
In short I hope the debate (s) provides the much needed forum that does not allow Trump to lie and evade, or if he does, the sane voter, the caring…
Posted on September 24, 2016 at 4:41pm