The tide of intolerance is rising, and once again the reactionary camp wants to throw literature on the pyre, at least metaphorically.
Students often display a morbid curiosity that I feel I cannot ignore, but can I lean into it? Can I use this fascination in a way that engages students, but also humanizes them?
Classroom educators have a unique influence in helping students navigate not just the academic but also the social challenges of post-pandemic education.
The current thinking on discipline is preemptive, rather than reactive. Change how you run your classroom, experts suggest, and discipline issues will no longer be a problem.
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?
An inability to function socially or emotionally is as much of a learning disability as the inability to read. The tragedy of our time is that few people recognize it as such.