The chains that bind us

A student told me the story of training baby elephants the other day The chain attached early Just strong enough to hold them Just strong enough they start to doubt their own Potential As the elephant grows up the chains stay the same The elephant stops trying to break free Stops testing the system becauseContinue reading “The chains that bind us”

Going Point-Less: A Reflection

Last spring as my teaching world sort of collapsed around Covid, kids were sent home to participate in somewhat optional online learning (we won’t get into all those details) and we were forced to look at a grade generated by an average of scores rather than a true reflection of learning covered I pondered whatContinue reading “Going Point-Less: A Reflection”