Discovering Students' Passions

  "Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you're passionate about something, then you're more willing to take risks." ~ Yo-Yo Ma   It's amazing what you discover when you take a moment to talk with a student. As an administrator at a large elementary school it's challenging to know all the students. I mean really know all the students. What they're passionate about, what they like and dislike and their aspirations. Yesterday was one of those moments where I found myself discovering something special about a student that I probably wouldn't have known if I hadn't taken the time to visit her classroom and have a conversation with her about her work. In my post yesterday I committed to being present and observant during my month of blogging and for that I am so thankful. My normal routine is to visit some classrooms when I'm free from...
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