Re-Designing American Education: thoughts from a teacher for parents who are becoming teachers overnight

Re-Designing American Education: thoughts from a teacher for parents who are becoming teachers overnight

We need to share what’s working. Perhaps that was my point all along in starting this essay… we as teachers and parents and students, as schools and districts and states, we as a nation need to collaborate. The first time you learn to write your name it is messy, sometimes you forget some of the letters, it’s hard to hold the crayon but with practice, with trial and error, you eventually get it. We may fail at first and that is okay. Teachers work with this idea all year long. Have faith in the process of learning. It is a process. Making mistakes and failing are the parts of learning that make it feel so good when we finally get it right. Sometimes trying is good enough. We won’t learn anything if we don’t.

Kickstarter Video Shoot

Kickstarter Video Shoot

Kickstarter video shoot was yesterday ?!! The shoot fell on the anniversary of my grandma Donna’s death, my mom’s birthday, and on the super moon. Pretty special day. Could not have done it without @lautomatique and my amazing friends who hiked out to...

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