School Culture & Colleagues
"I'm a teacher's kid—of course I'm here early and stay late."
My principal said it was "unprofessional conduct" and sent the wrong message to the community.
Everyone achieves more when they work together.
"When a male colleague reaches a difficult student, he's teacher of the year. For the rest of us, it's just expected."
The ironic world of education where parallelograms and the Pythagorean theorem clash with taxes and tire changes.
We're here for this tradition!
They put a copy in each teacher's mailbox!
Looking at you, "rigor."
They have your back—especially if your cardigan is on inside out.
I found a stick of butter in my purse when I got to school.
Plus, the powerful reframe that changed everything.