My article published in Smartblogs: Priority for Schools in 2016: Character Education to Prevent Bullying

My article published in Smartblogs: Priority for Schools in 2016: Character Education to Prevent Bullying

Every year we come back from our winter break with fresh ideas and new perspectives for our schools and classrooms. Although one of the biggest issues facing schools, we still do not have a universal answer to bullying prevention — perhaps until now. As a teacher for 10 years, the sad truth is that it was inevitable that I would witness bullying.

My Guest Post: Let Students Make Mistakes (A 4 minute read)

My Guest Post: Let Students Make Mistakes (A 4 minute read)

Can you think of a time in school when you made a mistake? Was it a learning experience or just humiliating? The title of this blog may make some of you cringe, recalling some of your biggest mistakes in your own classroom experiences. Allowing for mistakes to be made is much different from how many of us were taught growing up.