This article presents one teacher’s view of how to handle these turbulent times in the classroom. She makes several suggestions about how teachers can provide a forum for discussion through morning meetings, core values, acts of kindness, problem solving circles, and peace talks, among others.Source:
Karen Engels, Education Week, December 6. 2016Description:
Civility seems to have drained from our political discourse like water from a sieve. As educators, we have an awesome responsibility: to ensure that within our classroom walls, our students develop qualities of kindness, compassion, empathy, and optimism that can often contrast with the leadership qualities now on display by politicians of every political persuasion.Read the full article here!