- Is it in the curriculum?
- Is it in the Common Core Standards?
- Is it in your teaching rationale?
- Is it in effective first instruction?
- Is it your passion?
"Honoring passion is more than simply giving students the technology, tools, and a few books on topics they find interesting. It is a commitment to helping students to discover for themselves-the emotional reasons linked to motivation that drive us to want to study or know something." p.52