Hart Seniors: A Quest for Enlightenment

Hart Seniors: A Quest for Enlightenment

Sheena Mohsen, the newest member of the English Department, is leading her students on a quest for enlightenment.  Remember back to your senior year of high school.  If you were anything like me, you were antsy to graduate and enter the "real world" since you already knew everything there was to know (ha!).  Knowing that [...]

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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 [...]

When Students Take Charge

When Students Take Charge

Sometimes teachers need to just step aside and allow students to take charge of their learning experiences.  I know it is hard.  When teachers ask questions they expect to see student hands begin popping up. Scanning the classroom, the hardest part should be deciding who among the eager faces you should call on, right?  In [...]