The Galatea Effect

  “Set your classroom expectations high, the higher the better.  Expect the most fantastic things to happen, not in the future, but right now!”  – Robert John Meehan Have you ever heard of the Galatea Effect?  It is the phenomenon by which people with high expectations are led to high levels of achievement and performance. …Continue reading

The Arts – A Great “How”

“If our goal is for children to become knowledgeable, critical thinkers who are good at solving problems, we need to pay attention to the ‘how’ of teaching.”  –  Linda Crawford I want my students to thrive!  I want them to soak up their learning experiences, remember, recall, and apply their knowledge at school – and …Continue reading