Mentor Text Wednesday: The Night Attendant at the Gas Station

Mentor Text: The Night Attendant at the Gas Station by Michael Penny Techniques: Background – I’m going to pass along what may seem like a somewhat pithy piece of teaching advice. Zero inbox is your friend. Since school resumed after the holidays, I delete or file everything almost instantly. (professionally and personally) It also means that […]

Helping Students Weigh Environmental Solutions with Podcasts

Photo by Ian Taylor on Unsplash My students love debating, but the conversations often stall when it comes to addressing environmental solutions.  The discomfort experienced in this moment can be attributed to missing opportunities for discussing and practicing climate stewardship.  Navigating unfamiliar language associated with environmental problem-solving can reinforce the sense that weighing environmental solutions […]