Teachers Need Your Support Now More Than Ever

Teachers Need Your Support Now More Than Ever

The ongoing uncontrolled pandemic is affecting our nation in profound ways. I see an increase of cultural depression and anxiety. I call it such because it is like a kind of “flu” affecting so many in our society. There are always folks who suffer from depression and...
Building Trust and Teaching During a Global Pandemic

Building Trust and Teaching During a Global Pandemic

I have been fortunate enough to enjoy two careers. They are much more alike than they are different, so I guess you could say I have had one calling – teaching – and two distinctly different audiences. Some people are surprised when I tell them that teaching “The...
What Christmas Means to 9-Year-Old from Guatemala

What Christmas Means to 9-Year-Old from Guatemala

A meaningful moment happened at lunch recently. They often do in elementary school cafeterias. We elementary school teachers eat lunch with our students. As we sit and eat our meat and three vegetables with them, we become listeners instead of talkers, we become...