The Deathless Power of Teachers

The Deathless Power of Teachers

“In her classroom our speculations ranged the world. She breathed curiosity into us so that each day we came with new questions, new ideas, cupped and shielded in our hands like captured fireflies. When she left us, we were sad; but the light did not go out. She had written her indelible signature on our [...]

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Your Best Self

Your Best Self

I was listening to an interview with Jack Canfield, co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, when he said something interesting.   "Everyone does the best they can with the awareness, skills, tools, and knowledge they have at the time." Thinking back to my first few years teaching, I certainly was doing the [...]

A Welcome Back

A Welcome Back

I want to welcome you all back to the spring semester.  After unexpected surgeries in the fall and six weeks out of work, I am ready to start fresh with my students...and with all of you!  As Hart High's Instructional Coach, let me take a moment and advertise what I can offer to help you [...]