Helping Students Learn to Strive for Accuracy

Over the past several weekends, I’ve been volunteering my time to help a young couple with a home makeover project.  Bear in mind, I have very little skill in this area, but I’m a willing participant!  On a recent assignment, I was to create a rough opening for a door installation.  I read how to … Continue reading Helping Students Learn to Strive for Accuracy

Helping Students Learn to Think About Their Thinking

Arguably, the movie Inception, which was released in 2010, was the movie of the decade.  It contained an all-star cast, grossed $820 million, and won four Oscar Awards.  What made it so compelling?  The “dream-within-a-dream” storyline.   What in education could be as compelling?  Thinking about thinking.  In the book Learning and Leading With Habits of … Continue reading Helping Students Learn to Think About Their Thinking