How to Survive in my Class

Survival is a skill that is necessary. We try to teach students that survival isn’t the only thing that is…

The Power of Relationships

Is it serendipitous (or a coincidence) the week after I write a blog post about relationships that the test of…

They’re All Ours

As I read the news of a teenager in the city being killed I was (and still am) furious and sad.…

Relationships are Key

“Kids don’t learn from folks they don’t like.” Rita Pierson says this in her tedtalk. Two new studies show the power of…

This Time of Year

I’ve read a lot of other educators’ posts and articles about “this time of year” – reminders to keep structure…