The tough ones show up for a reason, it’s the connection – the power of connection

“How do I raise the self-esteem and the academic achievement of these students at the same time?”
She taught her kids: “I am somebody… I was somebody when I came … I’ll be a better somebody when I leave …”

Kid who got an F and a smiley face asked why she put a smiley face on the paper and she replied you’re on the road, is that ok? Kid says: “Minus 18 sucks all the life otta ya, plus two says I ain’t all bad!”

“All learning is understanding relationships” … “seeking first to understand rather than to be understood” …


Published by


I play with ideas.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s