It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Don’t forget to celebrate the educators who go above and beyond to connect with students and make a positive impact in their lives. I know that there are a few special ones that I’ll be thanking this week. How about you? Any great stories you’d like to share?
13 Reasons Why – Guidance for Educators about Suicide PreventionApril 25, 2017
A lot of people have been talking about 13 Reasons Why, a book and now a Netflix Series about a teen girl who dies by suicide. There is a lot of controversy about this, and we advise reading these guidelines to be better informed. This contains great resources about suicide, even if you’re not watching …
Teacher Encourages Work-Life BalanceApril 25, 2017
What a great idea! Here’s hoping that any assigned homework has long been done and you all had a relaxing Sunday. Read more about the assignment and its full story here.
Understanding ODD and NeuroperceptionApril 25, 2017
I find that many students who have been diagnosed with ODD actually have some type of anxiety disorder. Consequences for behaviors viewed as willful and within their control, then make their anxiety–and their behavior–worse. When behaviors stem from anxiety, the underlying anxiety must be addressed in order for those behaviors to improve. Read the full …