Hold, Hold, HOLD … Until the Very End!

Hold, Hold, HOLD … Until the Very End!

“Summer’s coming, but it’s not here yet.” I often say this to my students as they start to feel the end of the school year approaching. The weather is finally warm. The pull of recess is strong. The end is in sight. Every school year, at some point during...
Remember

Remember

What do you do to not forget something? You try to remember it. Simplest of concepts, right? But, oh, how often we forget things! Maybe little things like where we placed our keys or our glasses. Or an assignment that is due. Or someone’s birthday or special day. Or...
Anchored: Classical Education For All

Anchored: Classical Education For All

“Anchored” is a podcast published by Classic Learning Initiatives, a group of educators, businesspeople and scholars dedicated to reconnecting intellectual pursuit with the pursuit of virtue. The show features CEO Jeremy Tate engaging in conversations with...
Tag Team: The Parent/Teacher Partnership

Tag Team: The Parent/Teacher Partnership

“Tag!” On a school day back in 2007, I remember a mom enthusiastically say this to me as she tapped me on the shoulder during afternoon pick-up. The tag-team image has stuck with me through the years as a great visual to express how parent/teacher partnership works...
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