You’re Teaching from Home: Now What?

In the blink of an eye, we've all been thrust into this new, scary, chaotic, and potentially overwhelming situation of having to now be a teacher from home away from the comfort and familiarity of your classroom and your school.   Let's be honest, even the most technologically advanced, resilient among us is feeling a little unmoored by the rapidity of the situation. So the question you may be asking yourself is can you do this? Are you up for this? And I want to assure you with a...

Feeling anxious? Teacher, you’re not alone.

When I walked into work on Friday, a coworker saw me and said how she was really freaking out about the unknown potential of the coronavirus.  She said that the one thing she tried to do in the midst of it was to breathe. She paused; she breathed. That moment of pause didn't give her all the answers but it allowed her to calm down and regroup. I know she didn't know it, but her sharing that reminded me of how I needed to...