Thursday, July 12, 2018

I'm finally giving George Lucas a pass on Jar Jar Binks...

...and forgiving him for the Ewoks and the Battle of Endor.

Here's the best reason to take it easy on George:

It's an awesome site.

Since the 1990's, his educational foundation has been dedicated to telling the stories of what actually works in education.

Here's a great piece from by Ben Johnson on student engagement - Great Teachers Don't Teach.

It's about:

  • Stacking the deck in your students' favor
  • Firing them up
  • Getting out of their way

Enjoy that summer break!