Inspiration

Inspiring stories from the education profession

 

  • What was your most difficult moment in teaching?

    rademacher_120pxIn a column in Education Week, blogger and California teacher Larry Ferlazzo asks educators to share their most difficult moments of teaching. Among those quoted is Minnesota’s 2014 Teacher of the Year Tom Rademacher, who writes about the day the mother of one of his students committed suicide. “The girl’s teachers became among the most ...
  • ‘Learn from other people’s differences’

    matt_glowacki1_120pxMatt Glowacki, who was born without legs, brought his inspirational message to the WEAC Summer Leadership Academy this week in Whitewater. Among his messages: “My disability exists in your mind more than it does in mine, most of the time.” Read More...
  • Harvard grad’s commencement speech lauds education, lifts spirits and goes viral

    Donovan_120pxDonovan Livingston, a master’s of education graduate at Harvard University, used spoken-word poetry to express his passion for teaching and learning in this powerful commencement address at Harvard. Read More...

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