Monthly Archives: March 2016

What Is It About Teaching?

What is it about teaching in 2016 that is so challenging? I remember having a conversation with a friend about this a few years after I started teaching.  Many teachers have this conversation with their friends.  It’s not that teaching is more demanding than many other occupations, because stress and fatigue are really a part […]

The Common Core is Not The Problem

Before getting into the heart of today’s topic, if you are new to this blog please take a few minutes to go back and read our introductory post, Introducing the Unrealized Maine Classroom.  It will give you an idea of where we are going with this endeavor.  It ends with a helpful series of bullets that […]