How the Seattle Seahawks Could Fix Our Schools

“The big idea is that happy players make for better players.” I’ve a troubled relationship with Pete Carroll. On one hand, he seems like a super-affable guy who gets his teams fired up and has genuine affection for his players. Continue reading How the Seattle Seahawks Could Fix Our Schools

Four Ways Dressing Well Adds Value to the Classroom

I like clothes.  A lot. It might be because my wife dresses remarkably well.  It might be because I love film and theater and comic books and have been surrounded by costumes forever.  It might be because I was the Continue reading Four Ways Dressing Well Adds Value to the Classroom

Making Every Space Matter: How a Filmmaker’s Studio Can Help Us Redesign Our Classrooms

I dig Casey Neistat’s work and so do a lot of other people.  The dude has won a bunch of awards, created a bazillion and six videos, and has a physique for which I would gladly trade six or seven Continue reading Making Every Space Matter: How a Filmmaker’s Studio Can Help Us Redesign Our Classrooms

Why Educators Should Listen to What Phox Has to Say & Play

Stay with me. I read Heather Browne’s Denver-based music blog, I Am Fuel, You Are Friends.  She’s a pretty reliable source for the folk-dance-Americana-singer-songwriter-roots scene.  That’s a lot of hyphens.  And that’s important to this post. Browne recently put up Continue reading Why Educators Should Listen to What Phox Has to Say & Play