The Power of Yet

The idea for this week’s post began when I was talking to some friends, who are also well past twenty about my desire to strengthen my swimming skills. I was a reasonably decent swimmer as a teen, but I do not love water and I have lived in cold places for the majority of my … More The Power of Yet


I never want to be the tone-deaf person that does not hear the heart-cry of students or of anyone for that matter. Two books I used this week with my second-grade students helped me and my students to consider what it means to truly listen to another person. The first book we read is called … More Listen