What If …

If every other program in education was left exactly as it is, containing all of the flaws and problems that currently exist, but the quality of the average teacher was improved, students would greatly benefit. I believe that the benefit to students from such an approach would vastly outshine the benefits secure from fixing all of the problems that exist in textbooks, curriculum, and testing tools.

What Can a Teacher Learn from an FBI Negotiator?

Conflict Navigation Have you ever wondered how a teacher modeling their interactions with students like an FBI agent would interact with a violent criminal could positively impact education?  I didn’t think so.  Let’s change that.  But first, I think it will be important to change the likely images that came to mind when thinking of […]

Access, Training, Encouragement

Prepare the child for the road, not the road for the child. Make them thirst, offer water. Welcome to On Teaching.  If you’re brand new, we are trying to motivate much-needed changes in education from within.  This is about challenging yourself to become the best teacher you can be.  In doing so, we hope that […]