Tag: #safety

Two Rules: Feeling Safe-Feeling Good

The alarming statistics of school shootings in recent years highlight the urgent need to address the underlying issues that lead to such tragedies. While debates about gun rights and school safety measures are important, it is equally crucial to focus on prevention strategies that can make a lasting impact. One approach to promoting a safer … Continue reading Two Rules: Feeling Safe-Feeling Good

We can with Two Rules Wednesday 7

Two Rules is more than feeling good and feeling safe. As we continue to learn about how we put these in place, it is in how we present, prepare, and consistently do and say each day that the promises made in Two Rules are lived each day. Control is not something to fight for, but … Continue reading We can with Two Rules Wednesday 7

We Can with Two Rules Wednesday 6

Two Rules In my issue, We Can Wednesday with Two Rules 5; I focused on resilience for students. Resilience is an essential part of Two Rules, but not only for students. Teachers in our schools live each day with levels of stress we never imagined they would have decades ago. Teacher shortages, budget cuts, the … Continue reading We Can with Two Rules Wednesday 6

Today I will say….

My blog post on October 27, 2022, began with students saying. Embedded within the post was an article with data collected from middle and high school students. The data in the paper presented the biggest barriers to student learning, according to a new report released by YouthTruth, a nonprofit that surveys K-12 students and families … Continue reading Today I will say….

Students Say……

Less than half of middle and high school students say they have an adult at their school they can talk to when they feel upset. Students are facing depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues that are holding them back. However, it is not having that needed support like counselors, school social workers, and psychologists … Continue reading Students Say……

Dodging Bullets, Arrows and Fear

“Well, I tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen,Pour myself a cup of ambition, Yawn and stretch and try to come to life Jump in the shower, and the blood starts pumpingOut on the street, the traffic starts jumpingWith folks like me on the job from 9 to 5”~Dolly Parton, 9 to 5 … Continue reading Dodging Bullets, Arrows and Fear