Rather than fall prey to a toxic environment of complaints and negativity that can sometimes permeate conversations about education, you can act in ways that keep your practice vital for students and you. The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering intensive one-day “Transformative Teachers” workshops for high school and middle school teachers, creating a supportive community of teachers with the tools and methods for fostering resilient and ethical young leaders. Continue reading
Listening to Daisy Zamora read her poem “Mother’s Day” can help us (and students) understand that real mothers are other than the picture-perfect model mothers we still find on television and film and in magazines.
This reading comes from Poetry Everywhere, the inspiring website we shared here during Poetry Month in April. Continue reading