Too much, too soon, too many surgeries for young people

Author: Matthew Rush  • 

In the coming days and weeks, there will be football playoffs, basketball practice, and a winter pitching clinic - and that's all for one high school athlete.

Deep Learning

Author: Matthew Rush  • 

Last month we discussed the topic of adaptive expertise and with it, the concept of deep learning.  Deep learning, a concept that is best depicted in the image above, has its roots in relationships. These relationships enhance the ability to engage students in their learning, allowing the "deep" to take place.

Adaptive Expertise

Author: Matthew Rush  • 

Wonderment:  You've likely experienced it yourself.  And as a parent, you've undoubtedly seen it.  It filled you with joy and a smile, right?  Isn't it awesome?

First Day Awesomeness

Author: Matthew Rush  • 

Opening Day is exciting for everyone.  Veteran teachers, first time students, parents and siblings are always charged to come back to school.  Even though those first days back can be a hard adjustment from the sleep-in-past-noon ritual of summer, everyone is excited to see friends, their new teachers, and wear some new shoes!