How much is too much?

I ask myself this question a lot.  How much is too much?  When do you know you’ve pushed your students far enough?  Too far? Today I was coaching debate, as usual.  There are six students that I coach privately on a regular basis.  Four of them are in high school, two are in middle school.  […]

With great power comes great responsibility

My student leaves in 10 days to go to the Worlds Schools Debating Championships in Turkey.  For people who aren’t in the debate community, Worlds is the highest level of debate you can reach, essentially the Olympics of the debate world.  I started the debate club four years ago because I thought that students needed […]

Sir Ken Robinson reply

The Sir Ken Robinson video left me with more questions than answers.  I agree with him on everything that he states but there are no answers given as to how we can change things.  There is never going to be a revolutionary change in how students are arranged when they go to school or play […]