Tag: schools

Now I am a Teacher?

Let me see if I’ve got this straight….now I’m my child’s parent AND their teacher? This is the question that millions of parents are asking themselves, and the world, right now. During a time when schools have been forced to close, when routines are turned upside down, and families are under tremendous stress and anxiety, […]

Teachers Can and Will Make It Happen

I can’t remember a time when I’ve ever been prouder to be an educator. This world has thrown all of us a giant curveball – and it’s the educators who are seemingly unphased. We ask a great deal of our teachers on a good day, including working for very little pay, with few resources and […]

Missing the Rituals of Departure

Today from a Teenager’s Point of View It seems like it was just yesterday I walked into high school, a freshman in awe of all that was ahead of me. I looked at the seniors and thought they seemed so old, so cool, so comfortable with who they were. I couldn’t wait to be a […]

To the Class of 2020-Your Loss Matters

We were in the home stretch, the last two months of school for my two Seniors-one in high school, one in college. We were talking about all of the lasts and all of the firsts to come. We were planning graduation parties and an extended family trip to Italy to visit relatives. The prom dress […]

Looking Good on Paper — But At What Cost?

If you talk to any high school junior and senior today they would tell you these are some stressful times. The only thing adults seem to be able to talk to them about is what’s next? Where are you going to school? What are you going to study? How are your grades? Have you submitted […]