I have been at my school for long enough, and been to enough Meetings for Worship, that I knew they have the opportunity to be powerful. Today, I started to realize why. It can elevate us to a place of insight, pride and connection. Continue reading Power in silence
“Cool is overrated.”
But how do I convince a ten year old of this. Do I just have to let them figure it out for themselves? Will any advice I give them really work? Will something I say possibly stick with them? I don’t remember my fifth grade teachers saying anything to this effect.
I have always felt like young children have an inherent wisdom that adults have forgotten along the way. Yet, they also lack the experience that gives adults the knowledge necessary to act wisely. Continue reading “Cool is overrated.”
I am an introvert who has gotten a lot better at being extroverted. But that doesn’t make it easy. I know the feeling of being closed off in a classroom with students all day and when you need help from another teacher, they are in the same position as you, with little time to help. But somewhere out there is an educator waiting to help. My most recent revelation has convinced me to take my twitter game up a notch. Continue reading Why teachers should tweet more? Especially if you’re an introvert
“…A mind forever voyaging through seas of Thought, alone.” Wordsworth Continue reading Reflections on teaching introverts and extroverts