Snow Day Joy

  Children have built in radar when it comes to snow.  Just the mention of that frosty “S-word” seems to create an energetic burst to bodies and brains.  Actually, I have to admit that I am still filled with joy when I hear the words “snow day” too.  So, let’s channel that flurry of excitement …Continue reading

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