Mindfulness in Schools: Empowering Students For Success

As we get ready to head back to school for the new academic year, I am aware of a movement that is sweeping across the country to make students and educators more mindful of their learning and their teaching. It is flying right in the face of high-stakes testing and assessment, but is it really … Continue reading Mindfulness in Schools: Empowering Students For Success

Give Education Reform Projects A Chance

I am one of the lucky teachers who gets the chance to work with students for four straight years while they are in high school. When young journalism or graphics/design students enter my classroom as freshmen, I know that I can establish a 4-year plan toward independence, autonomy, and confidence in the work they produce, … Continue reading Give Education Reform Projects A Chance