Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.-Benjamin Franklin
Recently, I saw a former student from my kindergarten class 20 years ago. Talk about feeling old…she was very sweet and told me I hadn’t changed a bit and that I looked exactly the same. I’m not sure if you can count some wrinkles, gray hair and a few extra pounds exactly the same but I’ll take it. However, even if I look the same on the outside, I’m definitely different on the inside.
The way I look at teaching and learning has changed. Obviously over a career span of 24 years, change is expected. But some of the most significant change has come in the last 2 years as I moved into the role of a facilitator and my students began taking charge of their learning. Through the systematic implementation of the reading…
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