Key to Student Success

The Key to Student Success Applying the Perato 80/20 rules to instruction and student performance By Philip Brown Warning:  If you’re easily offended and unwilling to be challenged, this might not be a good article for you to read.  This article should make you a little uncomfortable because it will call into question the role […]

Student Needs

The needs of a student education should serve promote individual, deeply personal, development of the mind.

Learning Today

When does learning occur? Is simply reciting enough? How did enough people come to believe the earth is flat today?

Returning to the Classroom During the Pandemic

For the first time in my teaching career, I have the Back to School Jitters … well, for reasons that have nothing to do with education.  Here in Arizona, we typically start school in the first week of August.  So, our experiences will hopefully provide the rest of the country, that starts much later, some […]

Lessons Learned During School Shut Down

What I am going to share with you here are the things that I learned that worked, and why. If we can gain a deeper insight into our practices in a traditional setting, stream-line them, we can become more effective teachers. And, should we face a blended population (some on-line, some in person), or a rotating group (1/3 of students a day), or a full school closure, we’ll be better prepared.