Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

IT BEGINS. My ninth graders land a few scant hours from now.  They will be pie-eyed and bushy-tailed and full of mirth and whimsy.  They will be jaded and broken and waiting for someone, anyone, to let them out of Continue reading Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

Communicate: Listen. It’s the Best Way to Be Heard

COMMUNICATE: Listen. Often the best way for your voice to be heard is to show others you are hearing theirs. Do you want to be heard?  Sure.  We all do.  We have ideas and notions that want audience.  We have Continue reading Communicate: Listen. It’s the Best Way to Be Heard