Life is messy and I have faith that when my journey comes to a close it will be those moments of pain that delivered me my greatest lessons.
We must ensure that every student has a healthy home at school, even if they did not have one at home.
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