The Ron Clark Experience and Secondary Education

I visited The Ron Clark Academy May 18th. The Ron Clark Academy is a private school located in Atlanta, GA for 5th - 8th graders. According to their website, "RCA is a demonstration school – a place where visiting educators engage in a vibrant professional development experience by observing best practices in action before participating in… Continue reading The Ron Clark Experience and Secondary Education

Pizza and Runners?

What do these two have in common? Probably very little for many active, healthy runners (Perhaps that'll be me one day, but until then, I'll enjoy my pizza). Hang with me, and I'll explain! Of course, it all goes back to Ron Clark - I can't emphasize how much you should read his books. Really,… Continue reading Pizza and Runners?

grace-ful ped-a-go-gy

Graceful - Adjective "having or showing favor or good will" (dictionary.com) Pedagogy - Noun "the method and practice of teaching, especially an academic subject or theoretical concept" (dictionary.com) Recently, I went to the Ron Clark Academy which is a middle school (5th - 8th grades) in Atlanta, GA designed to educate the educator. I'll post more… Continue reading grace-ful ped-a-go-gy