Cristina_Stanojevich

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Jul 1 2020

Modeling “Boundless Caring” in the Classroom

By |2020-10-31T01:59:02+00:00July 1st, 2020|

Teaching is a tireless act of love. Good teachers often pour their hearts into their work. It’s exhausting, and rewarding, but also, at times, painful. The 2018-2019 school year was particularly painful for me. I was teaching 7th grade science—a class where directions like “do NOT drink the hydrochloric acid” need to be frequently, and urgently repeated—and I was mourning the passing of my last grandparent.

Mar 25 2020

The Importance of Connecting with Students & Families During School Closures

By |2020-10-31T02:08:37+00:00March 25th, 2020|

Right now, it is more important than ever that we maintain open communication with our students and their families. I will admit that calling the parents and guardians of my students is a challenge for me. It’s not that I don’t want to. Honestly, once it’s over I’m always glad that I did. Maintaining open communication with parents is essential to meeting a student’s needs, to understanding where they’re coming from and what kind of support they need. But just getting on the phone with someone that I don’t know makes my heart race.

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