America’s the land of revolutions; let’s start another one!

There are revolutions happening all around us in America, but we don't always recognize them. But once we do, we realize we can be part of them. If we dare. Most of these revolutions arise from breaking with the status quo of our ancestors. And not just talking about change, but actually being part of … Continue reading America’s the land of revolutions; let’s start another one!

Teachers shouldn’t ask questions to get answers

It doesn’t matter what kind of teacher: public, private, or church Sunday School, the purpose of asking questions isn’t to get answers.  If only adults could understand that. While I’ve taught college freshmen for over twenty years, I’ve also taught classes in my church. Right now I’m responsible to teach Sunday School to 15-16 year-olds, … Continue reading Teachers shouldn’t ask questions to get answers

Why we quit Common Core

“Why is it considered a burden for parents to select what’s best for their children to learn? That’s the parents’ duty. My job is to help the parents provide that teaching.” ~Mahrree Peto, The Forest at the Edge of the World I drafted those words—the question of a school teacher in a different time and … Continue reading Why we quit Common Core