Educators

Columns written about education policy and practice by Idaho teachers and administrators.

A plea for help … from an Idaho educator

Stop telling students that their success or failure is the result of “the system” and not their own efforts. We should always look for ways to improve education, but we can do it with integrity and enthusiasm.

The paradox of ‘grit’

Maybe we have to teach kids that asking for help is okay, that letting go isn’t giving up, and that sometimes the only pathway to peace might also mean coming face to face with our own shadow and embracing it with love, empathy and compassion.