Category Archives: Mistaken Mondays

Ego and Learning

I was watching a good friend teach recently and they had the students talk in small groups. In one group I noticed that a single student seemed to dominate the conversation. At one point during the small group discussion, another … Continue reading

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Taking Things Personally

So, this post was spurred by a somewhat random thought and came out very stream of consciousness, but ended up in kind of an interesting place. Enjoy! Early in my teaching career (ok, even now), I let student misbehavior or … Continue reading

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Moving on from Scarcity

A mistake I repeatedly make is believing there is not enough of something to go around. I believe this flawed mindset is easier to see in business settings than in education, but it happens. It’s easy to see how the … Continue reading

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I yelled at my students, now what?

We’d like to think that we will always take the high road when dealing with K-12 students. We hope that we will always remember that they are children and we are adults. We plan to stay calm. Using logic, we … Continue reading

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Mistaken Mondays: Participating in Patriarchy 

In an effort to help me be more reflective and consistent in my blog posting, I’ve created theme days. For Mondays, my goal is to reflect on some mistake I’ve made in my teaching in an effort to understand, remedy, … Continue reading

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