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4 Ways SEL Schools Can Succeed

Jeff Waller on September 07, 2016

Many years ago, I took a stand-up comedy class.  It wasn’t because I thought I was funny, it was just an effort to get more comfortable speaking in public. At the time, I wasn’t aware that the final “class” was […]

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5 Empowering Thoughts on Teaching

Jeff Waller on August 11, 2016

I recently read a quote by famed educational psychologist Lee Shulman that discussed the challenges of being a classroom teacher.  He said: “Classroom teaching is perhaps the most complex, most challenging, and most demanding, subtle, nuanced, and frightening activity that […]

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10 Inspiring Books for Teens

Jeff Waller on July 05, 2016

Not long ago, when my son started sixth grade, he came home with questions every night that we hadn’t addressed in the innocent world of elementary school. For example, he would ask, “What does ‘that’s what she said’ mean?” I’ll be […]

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