Quoterday – How Wonderful Are Wonderful Things?

Wonderful things are especially wonderful the first time they happen, but their wonderfulness wanes with repition. -Daniel Gilbert, Stumbling On Happiness Enjoying holiday candies and cookies can be wonderful.  When I am at home and I bite into that first fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie, my taste buds ascend into heaven.  A sip of milk makes … Continue reading Quoterday – How Wonderful Are Wonderful Things?

The Evolution of Lesson Planning

Earlier, I described the challenge and enjoyment of planning my own lessons. In short, planning sans textbook is a form of bounded freedom - creative autonomy coupled with practical constraints. Change is constant in creativity.   As I gather more informal feedback in the classroom, I continue to refine and sharpen my creative landscape.  Sometimes this entails creative … Continue reading The Evolution of Lesson Planning