“Virtual teaching is hard. Hybrid teaching is hard. Teaching a room full of students wearing masks is hard. Teaching in a normal, non-pandemic year is hard. This is all hard.” –Josie Bensco, 6th grade science teacher I have seen so many teachers who are teaching online post on social media that they feel like they are failing as teachers. Teachers who are teaching face 2
February is here and even though is the shortest month of the year, it can feel like the longest. The holidays are long gone and spring still seems oh-so far away. The fact that we are in the midst of a world-wide pandemic does not help. One way to put a positive spin on February is to think of it as the last month of
Big Goals are soooooo seductive. You can see your Big Goal out in the distance and it just looks so good. you can picture how incredibly amazing your life would be if you could just reach that Big Goal. So, in order to reach that Big Goal in the fasted, most efficient way possible, you make Big, Sweeping Life Changes. Want to lose 50 pounds?
Imagine having lunch with a girlfriend. You know she has been dieting, so you are a bit surprised when she orders a big slice of chocolate cake for dessert. When she is done (and of course she ate every bite), you say to her. “Wow, I can’t believe you ate all of that. I thought you were on a diet. You’re never going to lose
Does this sound familiar? You have had a long and stressful day at school. The kids were bouncing off the walls, a lesson you had spent a lot of time planning and had been excited about completely flopped, there were tons of tech glitches with the Chromebooks, and you had to attend a mostly useless staff meeting after school that ran way too long. Your