You survived. Social Media Celebrations Social media feeds are filled with end-of-the-school-year photos of smiling students holding awards, graduating, sharing their A’s and B’s with the world, and other joyous moments that come along with making it through another academic year. Celebrating the Others This is for the others…whose biggest achievement was actually making it through the… Read More Another school year done, thank goodness.
Kindness matters. Kindness saves lives. Being the target of relentless bullying wears you down. What is bullying? Here is the legal definition: Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are… Read More Are you who our youth need us to be?
School Shootings and More Published with permission. Here is what my friend and former colleague, Elizabeth Hasselgren, shared May 2018. She is a teacher and mother of teen girls. Crushing. I spend no less than 8 hours a day, 180 days of the year, in a high school classroom surrounded by teenagers wherever I turn.… Read More Ramblings on the Whole Shebang