Stories & Announcements
How can we ensure teachers are protected and supported when they engage their students in studying the important and complex issues of our times?
When our work has value to others and to us, it can be something to look forward to, even a source of joy.
Behind every story of progress in education we find teachers who fight the status quo.
There is power in remembering, and in storytelling. There is also healing to be found in recognizing challenge and sacrifice and the incredible ability of the human spirit to survive through both.
How might our enjoyment in teaching change if we are open to seeing excellence in our students, and in ourselves?
Silence is good for your brain. Research shows it relieves stress and tension and can even regenerate brain cells. Silence supports mental wellness.
How might we use the knowledge we’ve gleaned over these many months to remodel the teaching and learning experience for children before the cicadas come back again?
When we embrace an improvisational mindset, we welcome surprise – in the form of student questions, problems, and ideas – and we incorporate it into our lessons while remaining laser-focused on our objectives.
If our mindset is to inspire our students, we’ll start a joyful chain reaction, and the learning will continue long after the lesson ends. That’s where the 4 I’s come in.
When we act with integrity, we acknowledge that we are all interconnected. And we acknowledge that all of our actions matter.