Update: A Great Way to Recharge – The Educator’s Room National Conference!!!

UPDATE: The conference date will be rescheduled for the Fall of 2015. I’ve been teaching in the humanities at an independent school in Atlanta, Georgia for 15 years. Specifically, I’ve been teaching biblical and religious studies since I graduated with my Master of Divinity degree from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in […]

9/11 Remembrance

As we approached 9/11 this past week, I struggled a bit with what to do with my students in my classes this week. I wondered if my students would weary of the remembrance of the day, not because of any disrespect, but just in hearing about it every day for the past couple of weeks. […]

The Value of All Voices

I think we often discount what our students can bring to the table. I try to espouse at the beginning of the school year that my students’ voices are just as important as scholars who exegete biblical texts for a living. And I try to embody that by having them analyze texts in class and […]

Starting the New Year

So today was the first day of our faculty forum, and oh my, what a day! George Couros, a K-12 principal from Alberta, Canada and our keynote speaker, challenged us in many ways regarding educators as learners, technology, change, and what’s best for our students. But what was great was that it wasn’t a one-way […]