We need a new purpose for school. We have to ask ourselves, now, in this new world in which we live, what is school for?
What happens when we stop pushing and pulling our kids to do what we want with extrinsic rewards and punishments?
Are you a Roots teacher or a Blooms teacher?
What can I do after today? After my next birthday? After my next milestone, or goal, or accomplishment? This is not a Bucket List, this is an After List.
What happens when kids experiencing trauma don't look like kids experiencing trauma?
When the cumulative emotional and psychological burden of carrying the weight of our student’s trauma gets too heavy, teachers are at risk to develop secondary trauma.
To the moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, aunts, uncles, guardians, foster parents, and everyone who takes on the task of raising the former, present, and future students in my classroom.
The Teach Like a Champion philosophies work in any classroom, whether you're teaching reading, writing, math and science, or music, art and PE.
The Solstice is the beginning of a season but also the beginning of that season's end. What seasons are beginning and ending in your teaching?
The first step to respond to challenging behavior has nothing to do with the student. It starts with me.