Month: July 2016


Inquiry By Design Newsletter

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Classroom Environment Part 2: Integrating Emotional Intelligence

We were in my senior English class and a few students had volunteered to share their essay drafts aloud as models for whatever writing focus we had designated that day. I don’t remember. It doesn’t matter because we got completely derailed when one student read his essay which wasn’t an essay at all but an emotional outpouring about the girl he likes, his recent battle with depression, his parents struggling marriage, and his desire to have sex with the aforementioned […]

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