Every day our students are in the process of memorializing another page to another chapter of their story. When we know who and what they think they are we can empower them to be who they have the potential to be.
I begin the year as every teacher does: In front of new students who do not know me and are cautious about the idea of ever getting to know me. Even before the dust of our first acquaintance has settled, I make sure to call each of them by name and say the most important … Continue reading Trust: Why I tell my students I love them every day
The reality that existed on the last day we saw our students in March has quickly become a far different reality than what we will be presented with in the fall. Homes across the world are being infiltrated with uncertainty. Job loss, anxiety over the health of loved ones, and the management of social … Continue reading Tomorrow’s Lesson Plan: Teaching Students How to Master Fear