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Nourishing the Teacher Blog

Listening

Today, there is a lack of compassionate listening and willingness to try to understand views that differ from our own. Social media exacerbates this problem. It is easy to quickly…

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Relevance

When I ask teachers what strategies they use to motivate students, one principle that comes up often is making the content relevant.  Relevance is less about what content you present…

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Connections

Student absences are frustrating for teachers.  We spend so much time dealing with issues related to students with poor attendance that we can be tempted to throw our hands up…

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Sharks and Leaky Water Bottles

Early Monday morning, I joined Gary Larson’s heating and air conditioning class for a presentation that he labeled as “sharks, swimming, showers, leaking water bottles and heat transfer.”  I could…

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