In our neck of the woods, the new school year is about to start. For some, it starts tomorrow. For others, it starts within a week or two. For everyone across the nation--students, families, and staff alike, the start of a school year has already happened or is happening very soon. When you hear things… Continue reading Mixed feelings about the end of summer are absolutely okay.
This morning I listened to a thought-provoking podcast on BAM Radio Network with Ben Gilpin (@benjamingilpin) and Brad Gustafson (@GustafsonBrad). They interviewed Starr Sackstein (@mssackstein) about a blog post she wrote encouraging teachers to speak candidly. You can listen to the podcast HERE I have been thinking about this podcast all day--all the way back to… Continue reading Let’s Be Candid, Important Work Is NOT Always Pretty
A feedback story, as a student: “You are a good writer. Would you consider tutoring students in writing at the Tutoring Center?” Then, I was. A good writer, even a teacher of writing. That was all it took. I was a junior at Grand Valley State University. It is the only time I remember a teacher… Continue reading …And Then I Was