Stories That Inspire

Here we share stories of educators, learners, authors, and more. All have inspired us in one way or another and we think you will find their stories just as inspiring as we do!


“The only award I’ll ever get is perfect attendance, and I even messed that up.” Why Recognition Really DOES Matter

  You might have noticed or read a few stories in the news about offensive awards given out to students with learning challenges lately. A trophy was actually handed out in an assembly to a middle schooler with ADHD that was labeled, “Least likely to pay attention.” The teachers responsible for curating the so-called “award”…


Sharing A Love of Patricia Polacco: For The Love Of Autumn

Happy Friday TRT/OG friends! I hope you enjoyed Mentor Monday this week. We had some wonderful book suggestions. At the end of that post, I spoke of a very special project pulled together by some talented teacher bloggers. Lessons From The Heart is an exclusive ebook created for the month of February,  and it can be all yours! Collectively,…