Back-to-school can be a rush of stress, anxiety, and disappointment that summer is coming to an end. It's also thrilling to be checking new class lists and implementing new plans, but it's easy to lose sight of our kids and what they are feeling. Ms. Pierson reminds us to tap in to how our students feel every day, and to be more compassionate educators. She contends that we cannot be effective in our jobs unless our students believe that they are cared for - what a fundamental message, but one we so easily forget!!
Take the time to enjoy these 7 minutes, and maybe find a friend or 2 who could also benefit from this inspirational speech!