13 Common Sayings to Avoid

by Richard Curwin When I was a new teacher in middle school several centuries ago, I occasionally said things to students that I later regretted. In the last few years, I have witnessed or heard teachers say additional regretful things to students. Recently, I asked students in my graduate courses (all practicing teachers) if they[…]

The Central Challenge

  Howard Bath, PhD  Margot, age fourteen, stomps into her foster home yelling that she hates that school and will not be going back. “But you like it there,” her foster father replies, exasperated and a little worried. Margot screams and swears at him, “I hate them, and I hate you as well! You’re all[…]