Ask Ethan #1: Back-to-school advice

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.” –Oscar Wilde As many of you know, last weekend I launched a suggestion box here on the site, and I’ve been overwhelmed by the response: about fifty of you have sent something in to … Read moreAsk Ethan #1: Back-to-school advice

Giving Students and Teachers the Tools for Greatness

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” –Albert Einstein “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” –William Arthur Ward On one side of the room, the interviewer’s palms begins to sweat. Although the young man has done … Read moreGiving Students and Teachers the Tools for Greatness

Make the next school year amazing for your students!

“If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it.” –Frank Zappa Inside of every student I’ve ever taught lives a passionate, curious mind that can either flourish … Read moreMake the next school year amazing for your students!