The Power of Seven

Empowering our students with the skills necessary to overcome adversity is crucial to their success, not just in school, but for the rest of their lives. Too often students quit playing a sport, give up on a difficult assignment, or drop out of school because it is just […]

Ensuring All Students Belong

According to Evie Reid (Education Week, June 2017), “Students pick up signals from their schools and peers about whether or not they belong, perceptions that can affect their success both inside and outside the classroom.” As a classroom teacher, I observed many students every year that struggled with […]

Make every day magical!

What is that one thing you can focus on in your school that will improve student achievement, school safety, staff and student attendance, student engagement,  staff morale, decrease discipline, and increase graduation rate all at the same time? If you said, school culture, you are right! It isn’t […]