Teachers are currently under an increasing amount of pressure to interpret their students’ drawings and better understand what can indicate a potential threat.
Most people tend to assume that my students are capable of less-than-stellar academic performances because they have complicated lives outside school.
Many 21st century employers argue that empathy is at the heart of success. But how do we teach students to master a skill that’s rooted in emotion instead of fact?
Often, we forget our students come to class each day with a lot more on their minds than academics. Despite this, my students willingly express gratitude each morning.