Sometimes we all need to change the way we approach topics, lessons, or units. Here are some refreshing (and inspiring!) ideas from fellow educators to hopefully motivate you to change things up. Continue reading
I believe in what you are doing.
I believe that you are trying.
I believe in your perseverance, strength, and dedication.
I believe you will complete this assignment, and do so to the best of your ability.
I believe that you will learn.
I believe you will be successful.
I believe that you will do great things.
I believe in you. Continue reading
Today I stumbled across a moving post on Facebook. It was from Duke University, called ‘Breaking Out,’ that features pictures of people (mainly women) holding powerful signs–quotes, phrases, memories, and statements having to do with their experiences of sexual assault–words said to them by their rapists, quotes from others on the situation, or their most heartfelt, painful thoughts. Scrolling through nearly brought me to tears. Continue reading
I love switching up the way I teach lessons. Last night, I had this great idea of changing how I teach the vignettes in House on Mango Street. What if I made my students and I switch roles? What if they were the teachers for the day? What would they teach me about the given vignettes? Continue reading