What is Self-Awareness? In the last 6-7 years, the phrase “Social & Emotional Learning” has taken a gigantic step into the educational landscape. Educators, researchers,
How are you creating a community with and not for students? Here a few strategies that promote a safe and inclusive learning environment.
About five years go, I started piecing together elements of my classroom community that I saw as critical components. I was doing a “ten-year
I told my 4th grade teacher that I wanted to be Oprah when I grow up. This was before Oprah was OPRAH, OWN Network, and
It’s so easy for students to check out after testing and spring break. As teachers we know how critical it is to thread student investment
Gratitude: the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I’ve been exploring student empowerment and voice, and my role
When thinking about student voice in my classroom a few things come to mind. The biggest and most important (in my opinion) is the agency