We can't underestimate the impact that grief and trauma have on academic performance.
This is cause for celebration and also increased effort
Keeping everything balanced is a constant struggle. October is living up to its reputation as a difficult month.
Have you ever taught a lesson you've done a million times and it fails?
School will be open today after 12 hours of negotiation. What can we learn in Dallas from all of this?
There's something both refreshing and exhausting about getting to school early.
I'm even happy to see the tough ones.
Which fried goodie is at the top of your list this year?
How many student visits did you get yesterday afternoon/this morning?
This is the least surprising, most surprising thing ever. No, that's not a typo.
Ever seen or heard someone give up on a kid?
Things are starting to come together. Last week was refreshing.
I say I'm proud in my head all the time. It's rare that I say it out loud.
When students see growth, that's when the magic happens.
I love hearing teachers reflect positively on their students.
Ever meet a kid that thinks they make the uniform rules?
This week ended on a high note for Dallas ISD.
Ever taken points from the whole class because one kid won't get it together?
I really missed this over the summer. Test day, best day!