Opting In Mentally

"Growth only happens when adversity comes knocking at your door."

How do we return back to school with COVID-19 impeding every thought process that educators go through year after year to prepare for back to school? The challenge to remain effective in meeting the needs of students becomes overwhelming. Planning and facilitating learning has taken on a whole new meaning. A digital explosion has reshaped the lens of how educators meet the learning needs of students. With school districts opting to implement virtual learning for extended periods of time or reopening with a hybrid model (face-to-face and remote learning combined), increases the burden of achieving instructional and digital demands. This approach to teaching and learning is an uncomfortable road to travel, yet it has the potential to position teachers to discover new qualities about who they are as practitioners. As you know, growth only happens when adversity comes knocking at your door. When it does come knocking at your door, what are you going to do to protect your beliefs and values about education? I suggest you...