Teaching Kindness

I love going on my spiritual retreats each year up in the Catskills. It’s the opportunity to just relax and free my mind. Often times I try to create the opportunity for relaxation in my home or at the office but there is always something pulling me to do work, so being around nothing but…

They’re watching. They are always watching

I recently posted a picture of the books I read this summer. I woke up to a direct message on instagram from one of my former students who expressed their interest in the Malcom X autobiography. I refused to part with my own copy of course so, I asked the young man for his address…

The bad student

I was asked to collaborate on a workshop for incoming freshman with my colleagues. We are known for managing our classrooms well and administrators believed that we would be best fit for this particular job. While planning, we decided to have one of our former students come into our room while we were hosting our…