Benefit Mindset: Transforming Students’ Attitudes of Empathy into Acts of Altruism (Edutopia featured article)

As communal creatures, we all crave belonging. Feeling understood and integral among a wide variety of people creates connections that make our lives complete. At our core, each of us is searching for the feeling that “we are all in this together.” Acceptance and affinity are especially important in the classroom, where each student’s social-emotional … Continue reading Benefit Mindset: Transforming Students’ Attitudes of Empathy into Acts of Altruism (Edutopia featured article)

The Top 4 Reasons for Teacher Burnout

Teaching today, especially at a low-performing school, can often be a Herculean, if not Sisyphean, task. Yet there must be some valid reasons why certain teachers face burnout and others find ways to continue to teach with passion, purpose, and perseverance. Only by putting ourselves in a struggling teacher’s shoes are we ever going to … Continue reading The Top 4 Reasons for Teacher Burnout