Our hearts break when we hear about the challenges you face at home. We see the sadness in your eyes and the slump of your shoulders. It feels like there is nothing we can do to help you. We can't stop your mom and dad from fighting each night. But we can hug you and… Continue reading Let Me Be Your Shield
Category: Student Empowerment and Relationships
Collaboration is not created by the arrangement of desks.
Collaboration is not created by the arrangement of the desks. When Doug Reeves made this statement at a Literacy Leadership Symposium I attended recently, I pictured one particular classroom in my mind. One where the desks are arranged in rows, yet I often walk in to find students with heads together in spots around the… Continue reading Collaboration is not created by the arrangement of desks.
The Little Boy and the Tokens
The little boy glanced up and saw an old lady struggling to juggle her two large bags of groceries. He looked at his momma, who nodded her head, then he rushed over to the lady and asked her if he could help."Why, thank you young man. What a sweet boy you are," beamed the old… Continue reading The Little Boy and the Tokens