I started teaching in 1990. I didn’t know much about reading the energy of the room or listening to intuition.
In my first position, I worked with some very challenging young people and cried most days. My principal told me that if I could teach there, I could teach anywhere, and he was right.
As the years passed, the students didn’t get easier yet my ability to handle anything that came up got better and easier. Eventually I became a mentor teacher; I realized that it was imperative for teachers to connect with their intuition and trust what...read more