by Wendy Turner | 4.4.19
I am known as a warrior of social-emotional learning. I always say my teaching puts SEL first – and empathy is a critical component. People ask me all the time how I build empathy in the classroom. The answer is one day at a time, one experience at a time, with great intention, focus and practice.
by Sydney Chaffee | 3.2.18
Backstage, as everything threatened to collapse, I saw my students taking the risk to truly demonstrate compassionate collaboration.
by Vivett Dukes | 4.22.17
“There’s so much power in the transparency of asking, ‘I don’t know about your culture – will you tell me about it?’”
by Orly Mondell | 3.2.17
“We look at students with their heads down and assume they are disinterested, but adults need to be sensitive to their stories.”
by Emily Southerton | 4.5.16
“You could tell my kids were empowered to be the best versions of themselves and create change”