Reflection and Rebuilding

Flying high off the success of our last project,  8th grade U.S. Government students are excited to start their new adventure.  They have been working with the same groups for the entire quarter and are ready to move forward with a dynamic new group. They enjoyed self-selecting their groups based on diverse qualities and skills... Continue Reading →

Atomic Habits

Change your world. Be who you want to be. Stop procrastinating and create the systems that will enable a new lifestyle. These are the actionable lessons behind the hugely successful Atomic Habits by James Clear. "Habits are the compound interest of self-improvement."james Clear My Love of Habits In my early 20's a read The Power... Continue Reading →

Books

I am an avid reader because I love to learn. I enjoy reading books of all genre. Like all teachers I do spend time reading “teacher” books. I want to learn how to expand my techniques, introduce new ideas and have a growth mindset when it comes to my field. I also LOVE to read... Continue Reading →

A More Beautiful Question

There are many experiences and books that have shaped me as a person and as an educator, but none were more powerful and immediate than <a href="http://<a target="_blank" href="https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1632861054/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1632861054&linkCode=as2&tag=jescavallaro-20&linkId=6e8386b6aac2d205659f50ace8ccad12">A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough IdeasA More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas. I picked up this... Continue Reading →

Question Everything.

Asking questions is a natural to all human beings. We know this because as soon as babies can socialize they are asking questions. Even before they are verbal babies point to objects and make noises. We know they are exploring their new world. When those babies learn language they spend the first few years of... Continue Reading →

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