How are you creating a community with and not for students? Here a few strategies that promote a safe and inclusive learning environment.

Teaching Empathy in the Classroom

‘Tis the season to teach empathy. From elections to holidays, empathy (IMO) is one of the most under taught/reinforced life habits. As we approach the

Rethinking Grit and the Classroom

The world of education is chock-full of buzz terms. There’s accountability, differentiation, scaffolding, progress monitoring, data–driven, college ready, and rigor… to name a few. The

Positivity & Praise for Big Kids

Teaching middle school is hard. Really hard. There are emotions, hormones, strong opinions, relationships, feelings, and so much more. Below are a few strategies I