The Revelation When I entered the teaching profession in 1998, I envisioned myself building relationships with students, discussing the intricacies of stories, and inspiring students to explore literature. I imagined my students developing into expressive writers who articulated their deepest thoughts with eloquence. In short, they would become lifelong readers and writers. My first year […]
About Aaron Blackwelder
Aaron Blackwelder is a high school English teacher at Woodland High School in Woodland, WA, and co-founder of Teachers Going Gradeless. He is married and the father of two boys with Autism who have shaped him as an educator. He is passionate about creating learning environments for all students. In his free time, he writes his blog, “Thinking 101” where he shares his ideas about education.