Monthly Archives: February 2015

Why do I care? Connecting current events and the classroom

When my journalism students pitch an idea for a story, they know I’m going to ask one question. “Why do I care?” While they may struggle, it’s important for them to understand that their audience will ask the same question. … Continue reading

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Through what lens do you see the children you teach?

How do you view the children (young and old) you teach? Through what lens do you see them? Often times we carry over the way that adults viewed us as children. The two most common lenses through which children are … Continue reading

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