Life After COVID

It won’t be the same, and that could be good — or not Tired of the coronavirus? It’s not tired of you As Americans reel from economic duress and collective cabin Continue Reading →

Reopening Schools

When the Kids Come Back One of the pandemic’s greatest casualties is the school year The California public middle school where I work held its last day of classes, ironically enough, Continue Reading →

7 Things Your Kid’s Teacher Wants You To Know

But probably won’t tell you 1. Your kid is special. So is everyone else’s I’m glad that you see your child as unique and wondrous. Every kid deserves to have Continue Reading →

Do You Have the Integrity of a Thirteen-Year-Old?

Rediscovering hope in middle school My day job involves managing the behavior program at a middle school. When I tell people what I do, their most often equates to better you Continue Reading →