As educators and administrators, we all have our lesson plans and strategic plans. But oftentimes, reality challenges our plans. This is certainly one of those times. During COVID we find ourselves operating in a condition that we did not think we were signing up for, but as always we must meet the challenge. Silently, many of us are wrestling with […]
Masks have become a part of our lives. Masks are viewed as protection and wearing a mask is an act of self-care. But the mere existence of the mask also reminds us of the tremendous stress and uncertainty with which we have been living. Self-care is as important now as ever.
The right motivators can help to engage students When students are failing to complete work, falling behind, and even failing to show up for class, it can be challenging to figure out what’s wrong and how to turn things around. COVID has magnified the problem: absenteeism rates have doubled (now averaging 10 percent) since the pandemic began, according to Education Week. […]