Student Civil Rights Group Helps Classmates Feel Like They Belong

Note: This blog post was originally posted for the Sevenzo.org “Belonging Challenge.  Check out their site for more perspectives from educators around the country. I teach in one of the whitest states in the United States in a very rural Continue reading Student Civil Rights Group Helps Classmates Feel Like They Belong

Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv

Curtain Raisers Improv ACT 2014 joni

Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv It isn’t about being funny. Even if not on stage, students and educators are always improvising, making things up as we go. Photo by Joni James Having directed, performed, and studied improv Continue reading Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv

New Year, New Life

Photo from Central Maine News

New Year, New Life This post originally appeared on Medium. New Year, New Life Image from Central Maine News http://www.centralmaine.com/2013/08/16/mt-blue-renovations-mostly-complete-in-time-for-new-school-year/ Today marked the first day for the Class of 2019 at Mt. Blue Campus, a class of 180 and growing, larger Continue reading New Year, New Life